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It is ill sitting at Rome and striving with the Pope proverbial saying, early 17th century; meaning that one should not disagree with someone in a position of power on their own ground. (The saying When in Rome, do as the Romans do may be compared with this.)

See also are you sitting comfortably?, it is as cheap sitting as standing.


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