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" Oh, what a tangled web we weave, When first we practise to deceive! "
Pilgrimages to English shrines, with notes and illustr. by F.W. Fairholt - Página 108
por Anna Maria Hall - 1850
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The household angel in disguise, by mrs. Madeline Leslie. People's ed

Harriet Newell Baker - 1883
...a system of persecution, blaming herself severely that it had not been done earlier. CHAPTER XXI. " Oh, what a tangled web we weave When first we practise to deceive ! " — Scott. A LICE knocked several times at Uncle Stephen's ./-\. door before she received any reply....
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Notes of Lessons on Moral Subjects: A Handbook for Teachers in Elementary ...

Frederick William Hackwood - 1883 - 216 páginas
...mislead in any way. Untruthfulness, or Lying. (1) Lying begets distrust. (2) Lying becomes a habit. "Oh, what a tangled web we weave, When first we practise to deceive."— Scott. (3) Lying arises from — (a) An attempt to please, or a fear of blame. (5) An attempt to secure...
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Edward J Dent: Selected Essays

Edward J. Dent - 1979 - 308 páginas
...Bartolo is cross-examining Rosina about the pen and paper, etc., I let him sing to a conspicuous phrase: Oh what a tangled web we weave When first we practise to deceive!13 If Dr Bartolo had been an Englishman he might quite well have quoted those words in talking...
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The Concise Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1989 - 343 páginas
...And, after all, what is a lie? "Tis but The truth in masquerade. Lord Byron (1788-1824) English poet Oh what a tangled web we weave When first we practise to deceive! Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) Scottish novelist, poet Most lies are quite successful, and human society...
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The Buried Past: An Archaeological History of Philadelphia

John L. Cotter, Daniel G. Roberts, Michael Parrington - 1992 - 524 páginas
...convenience and humor became calls to mind Sir Walter Scott's cautionary words iMarmion, stanza 17): Oh, what a tangled web we weave, When first we practise to deceive. * The Ellenbogen reference in the 1836 Philadelphia City Directory could therefore match tiie burials,...
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A Jest of God

Margaret Laurence - 1993 - 215 páginas
...But now I see I'm stuck with the lie, and will have to invent complicated explanations to cover it. Oh what a tangled web we weave When first we practise to deceive! Mother's voice, lilting and ladylike, telling me that as a child. I can't remember what my sin was,...
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By the Grace of Guile: The Role of Deception in Natural History and Human ...

Loyal D. Rue - 1994 - 359 páginas
...for as everyone knows, a benign deceit may very well become malignant, and as Sir Walter Scott warns, "Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practise to deceive!" My only point is that an abundance of benign deception will not necessarily be inconsistent with sustaining...
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The Adaptive Seascape: The Mechanism of Evolution

David J. Merrell - 1994 - 259 páginas
...assemblage of species represents Mullerian mimicry, Batesian mimicry, or both. Sir Walter Scott's saying "Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practise to deceive" (Marmion, 1808) seems entirely appropriate. Nonetheless, even though the two types of mimicry may not...
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Fractals of Brain, Fractals of Mind: In Search of a Symmetry Bond

Earl R. Mac Cormac, Maksim Stamenov - 1996 - 359 páginas
...physical and biological sciences, but human behavior as well. For example, "once bitten, twice shy" and "Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practise to deceive", both express the psychological insight that differences multiply over time. Even the very subtle differences...
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The Romantic Art of Confession: De Quincey, Musset, Sand, Lamb, Hogg, Frémy ...

Susan M. Levin - 1998 - 147 páginas
...of Gil-Martin's name, perhaps the web of deceit, perhaps an echo of the lines in Scott's Marmion — "Oh, what a tangled web we weave, / When first we practise to deceive" (Canto VI, stanza 17). Whatever the exact meaning of the net, Robert ends up in it in the same position...
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