the third time pays for all

the third time pays for all

1574 J. HIGGINS Mirror for Magistrates (1946) 93 The third payes home, this prouerbe is to true.

1599 Warning for Fair Women E3 The third time payes for all.

1855 GASKELL North & South I. xvii. ‘This is th’ third strike I’ve seen,’ said she..‘Well, third time pays for all.’

1922 Punch 20 Dec. 594 Mrs. Ellison has already been twice married. The third time pays for all, so they say.

1978 S. KING Stand III. liv. If I could have brought myself to jump once..I might not be here. Well, last time pays for all.

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