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Quotation by Laurence Sterne
De gustibus non est disputandum;Mthat is, there is no disputing against HOBBY-HORSES; and, for my part, I seldom do ... for ... I keep a couple of pads myself, upon which, in their turns ... I frequently ride out and take the air.
Laurence Sterne (1713–1768), British author, clergyman. The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (1760), vol. 1, ch. 8, eds. Melvyn New and Joan New, University of Florida Press (1978).
Sterne's version of the Latin tag, "there is no disputing about tastes."
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