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Leg of Mutton School

(The). So Eckhart called those authors who lauded their patrons in prose or verse, under the hope of gaining a commission, a living, or, at the very least, a dinner for their pains.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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