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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Guest.
 
The Ungrateful Guest was the brand fixed by Philip of Macedon on a Macedonian soldier who had been kindly entertained by a villager, and, being asked by the king what he could give him, requested the farm and cottage of his entertainer.   1
 


 Guess (I).Gueux. 

 
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