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Ointment

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Money, From the fable De la Vieille qui Oint la Palme au Chevalier (thirteenth century).

“Voleʹbant autem præfaʹti clerici alʹiquem haʹberë legaʹtum natioʹnë Romaʹnum, que unguentis Anglicis, auro scilicet et argento solent ad quælibet inclinaʹri.”—Gervais de Canterbury: Chronicle; Scriptores decem ii., 1533.

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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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