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Gripped with fear

Posted by Victoria S Dennis on July 27, 2007

In Reply to: Gripped with fear posted by Jeff Dunn on July 27, 2007

: I'm looking for the origin of the phrases "gripped with fear" and "shattered dreams".

I don't think they have a single known origin at all. They are obvious natural metaphors. (VSD)