Rosencrantz and Guildenstern

Time-serving courtiers, willing to betray anyone, and do any “genteel” dirty work to please a king. (Shakespeare: Hamlet.)

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