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“This may be play to you, `tis death to us.” The allusion is to the fable of the boys throwing stones at some frogs. (Roger L'Estrange.)

As good as a play.
So said King Charles when he attended the discussion of Lord Ross's “Divorce Bill.”

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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