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 Suck the Monkey.Suckle. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Sucking Young Patricians.
 
The younger sons of the aristocracy, who sponge on those in power to get places of profit and employment.   1
 


 Suck the Monkey.Suckle. 

 
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