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Daughter of the Horseleech

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One very exigeant; one for ever sponging on another. (Prov. xxx. 15.)

“Such and many such like were the morning attendants of the Duke of Buckinghamall genuine descendants of the daughter of the horse-leech, whose cry is ‘Give, give.ʹ”—Sir W. Scott: Peveril of the Peak, chap. xxviii.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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