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Tangled web

Posted by R. Berg on July 15, 2001

In Reply to: Origin of phrase posted by Christine Brooke on July 15, 2001

: What a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deeive. Does anyone know the origin of this phrase?

Typing "tangled" into the Search box on the main Discussion Forum page produces a previous query, to which the answer was Sir Walter Scott, "Marmion."