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Re: Patient as a spider

Posted by Bob on December 01, 1999

In Reply to: Patient as a spider posted by Denise McComb on December 01, 1999

: My daughter has to write a paragraph for school due tomorrow on idioms. The idiom she has been given to write on is "patient as a spider." She has to write whether or not it is a real phrase. I have never heard of this phrase before. Has anyone ever heard of this one before? Any help would be appreciated.

Walt Whitman wrote a poem "The Noiseless, Patient Spider" if memory serves.