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 Beggar.Beggars’ Barm. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Beggars.
 
King of the Beggars. Bampflyde Moore Carew (1693–1770).   1
   Beggars should not be choosers. Beggars should take what is given them, and not dictate to the giver what they like best. They must accept and be thankful.   2
 


 Beggar.Beggars’ Barm. 

 
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