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Killed by Kindness

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It is said that Draco, the Athenian legislator, met with his death from his popularity, being smothered in the theatre of Ægiʹna by the number of caps and cloaks showered on him by the spectators (B.C. 590).

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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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Kidney
Kilda (St.)
Kildare
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Kilkenny
Kilkenny Cats
Kill (A)
Kill Two Birds with One Stone (To)
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Killing-stone
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