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 High Heels and Low Heels.High Jinks. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
High Horse.
 
To be on the high horse or To ride the high horse. To be overbearing and arrogant. (For explanation see HORSE,To get upon your high horse.”)   1
 


 High Heels and Low Heels.High Jinks. 

 
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