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 Sugar and Honey.Sui Gen’eris (Latin). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Sugared Words.
 
Sweet, flattering words. When sugar was first imported into Europe it was a very great dainty. The coarse, vulgar idea now associated with it is from its being cheap and common.   1
 


 Sugar and Honey.Sui Gen’eris (Latin). 

 
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