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Ropes

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She is on her high ropes. In a distant and haughty temper. The allusion is to a rope-dancer, who looks down on the spectators. The French say, Etre monté sur ses grands chevaux (to be on your high horse).

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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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Roost
Rope
Rope
Rope
Rope-dancer (The)
Rope-dancers
Rope-walk [barristers slang]
Ropes
Ropes
Ropes
Roper
Roque
Roque Guinart
Roquelaure
Rory OMore
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Rosa (Salvator)
Rosabelle
Rosalia or St. Rosalie
Rosalind