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 Right Foot Foremost.Right as a Trivet. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Right Hand.
The right-hand side of the Speaker, meaning the Ministerial benches. In the French Legislative Assembly the right meant the Monarchy men. In the National Convention the Girondists were called the right hand, because they occupied the Ministerial benches.   1

 Right Foot Foremost.Right as a Trivet. 

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