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Tramecksan and Slamecksan

The high heels and low heels, the two great political factions of Lilliput. The high heels are the Tories, and the low heels the Radicals of the kingdom. “The animosity of these two factions runs so high that they will neither eat, nor drink, nor speak to each other.” The king was a low heel in politics, but the heir-apparent a high heel. (Swift: Gulliver's Travels; Voyage to Lilliput, chap. iv.)

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