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 Cupar Justice.Cupid. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cupboard Love.
 
Love from interested motives. The allusion is to the love of children to some indulgent person who gives them something nice from her cupboard.   1
        “Cupboard love is seldom true.”—Poor Robin.
 


 Cupar Justice.Cupid. 

 
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