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Sucking Young Patricians

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The younger sons of the aristocracy, who sponge on those in power to get places of profit and employment.

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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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