„An open foe I much prefer
To a dear friend that scratches.“

—  Antoine-Vincent Arnault, Volume I., 5. — ""Le Chien et le Chat"". Translation reported in Harbottle's Dictionary of quotations French and Italian (1904), p. 74.
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francouzský dramatik, básník a politik 1766 - 1834
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