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 Leave out in the Cold (To).Leaves without Figs. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Leave some for Manners.
 
In Ecclesiasticus it is written:   1
        “Leave off first for manners’ sake; and be not unsatiable, lest thou offend.”—Chap. xxxi. 17.
 


 Leave out in the Cold (To).Leaves without Figs. 

 
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