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Grapes of wrath

Posted by R. Berg on June 17, 2001

In Reply to: Definition of phrase posted by Beverly Linton on June 17, 2001

: I desparately need to know what "Grapes of Wrath" means. Does anyone know? Thanks!

Its source is a lyric in "The Battle Hymn of the Republic": "He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored." It has to do with righteous anger. Maybe someone else can be more precise.