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An Englishman's house is his castle a person has the right to refuse entry to his home; saying recorded from the late 16th century.

an Englishman's word is his bond a promise given is regarded as having the force of a legal agreement; saying recorded from the early 16th century.

one Englishman can beat three Frenchmen a boastful statement now used of other nationalities and in different proportions; saying recorded from the late 16th century.


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