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They would have to push on still further westward if they wished to find good land ready for the pre-emptor.
THE BOY SETTLERSNOAH BROOKS
Meanwhile you trust at your peril, caveat emptor, your eyes are your market, or words to similar effect.
Selling the suspicion wronged nobody—he would give no warranty with it—Caveat emptor.
SOPHY OF KRAVONIAANTHONY HOPE
When he comes home, he's a harmless settlement loafer, or an industrious pre-emptor.
BY RIGHT OF PURCHASEHAROLD BINDLOSS
Caveat emptor becomes discredited as an unmodified basis of human action.
CREATING CAPITALFREDERICK L. LIPMAN
In court the pre-emptor, examining his own witness, would say, What are the dimensions of that house of mine?
GREATER BRITAINCHARLES WENTWORTH DILKE
Caveat emptor is the only motto going, and the worst proverb that ever came from dishonest stony-hearted Rome.
PHINEAS REDUXANTHONY TROLLOPE
At such times one would do well to remember the old words caveat emptor.
ORIENTAL RUGSWALTER A. HAWLEY
Malum est, malum est (inquit emptor): sed cum recesserit, tum gloriabitur!
The doctrine of caveat emptor would apply in that case, too.

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