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    Flatterers haunt not cottages

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    Re: Proverb

    It is a warning to the rich and/or the famous and/or powerful in their 'palaces' (as opposed to the poor nobodies who live in humble cottages): as flies to the honey pot, flatterers are drawn and will swarm around the rich and famous, ready to tell you how wonderful you are, rather than the truth.
    Last edited by David L.; 12-Apr-2009 at 20:50.

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