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A LARGE NUMBER OF COB WEBS INDICATES A BAD WINTER.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; DOYLE

James Callow Keyword(s): COBWEBS ; QUANTITY

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Weather sign or control
BELIEF -- Cloud Fog Mist Rain Hail Ice Snow Frost Dew
BELIEF -- Measure of time Winter

Date learned: 07-27-1968

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RIDDLE

IT SPINS AROUND BUT IS NOT SPINNING A WHEEL; IT CAN WALK A
ROPE BUT IS NOT A MONKEY.
-- A SPIDER.

Submitter comment: HEARD THIS IN DORMITORY

Where learned: HOME ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; TOLD AT

Keyword(s): ROPE FOR WEB

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 11-27-1967

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Proverb

"Oh! What tangled webs we weave when first we practice to deceive."

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Motifs added by TRD

Submission is a direct quote from Sir Walter Scott, a Scottish Novelist (1771-1832): Marmion, Canto vi, Stanza 17.

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V300, V:C880.300] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; BERKELEY

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Consequence ; Deceive ; Deception ; Lie ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; Quote ; RHYME ; VERSE ; Web

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb Proverb

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