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 Riquet with a Tuft,Rising in the Air. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Rise.
 
To take a rise out of one. Hotten says this is a metaphor from fly-fishing; the fish rise to the fly, and are caught.   1
 


 Riquet with a Tuft,Rising in the Air. 

 
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