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Web of Life

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The destiny of an individual from the cradle to the grave. The allusion is to the three Fates who, according to Roman mythology, spin the thread of life, the pattern being the events which are to occur.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Weak as Water
Weak-kneed Christian or Politician (A)
Weapon Salve
Wear
Weasel
Weather Breeder (A)
Weather-cock
Weather-eye
Weather-gage
Weather-glass (The Peasant’s)
Web of Life
Wed
Wedding Anniversaries
Wedding Finger
Wedding Knives
Wednesday
Weed of Worcester (The)
Weeds
Weeping Brides
Weeping Cross
Weeping Philosopher