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What does it mean "putting the beggar on horse back'

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Asked by foxy lady, 27 Sep '10 11:22 am
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Means giving an undeserving person an advantage, he will misuse it...put the beggar on horseback, and he'll ride to the Devil....
Answered by beena john, 27 Sep '10 11:25 am

 
  
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Beggar on Horseback is a play by George S. Kaufman and Marc Connelly.
A parody of the expressionistic parables that were popular at the time, it rails against the perils of trading one's artistic talents for commercial gain. At its core is Neil McRae, a poor, young classical composer. Concerned about how hard he's working at odd jobs to make ends meet, his friends - a doctor visiting from back home and his neighbor, Cynthia Mason, in whom he has more than a passing interest - urge him to marry Gladys Cady, whose father is a wealthy industrialist. Unfortunately, the man also favors the Tin Pan Alley school of musical composition, against which McRae is staunchly opposed. Conflict arises when he is offered a job making widgets at a substantial salary if he agrees to give up his "foolish" interest in the classics.
The original Broadway production opened on February 12, 1924 at the Broadhurst Theatre, where it ran for 223 performances. The cast included Roland Young, Osgood Perkins, Spri ...more
Answered by Phantom, 27 Sep '10 11:27 am

 
  
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Making the beggar vanish ... out of sight (kidding) i think it's his life been put on a fast forward mode...
Answered by Jazz, 27 Sep '10 12:19 pm

 
  
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Meaning: a person, originally poor, who has been made arrogant or corrupt through achieving wealth and luxury
Answered by gkr, 27 Sep '10 11:49 am

 
  
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To bless kalmadi for CWG
Answered by santosh mohapatra, 27 Sep '10 11:27 am

 
  
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The saying means that if one gives an undeserving person an advantage, he will misuse it.
Answered by mike, 27 Sep '10 11:25 am

 
  
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