tastes differ

1803 J. DAVIS Travels in USA ii. Tastes sometimes differ.

1868 W. COLLINS Moonstone I. xv. Tastes differ... I never saw a marine landscape that I admired less.

1924 H. DE SELINCOURT Cricket Match iii. It’s no use arguing about that... Tastes differ.

1940 ‘J. J. CONNINGTON’ Four Defences xii. Tastes differ. One has to admit it.

1974 ‘M. INNES’ Appleby’s Other Story xi. She seemed as alive as an electric eel, and no more comfortable for the purpose of making passes at. But tastes of course differ.


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