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What does ''Oh what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive'' mean?

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This means when you intend to, deceive(lie, cheat, etc.), you entangle yourself in complicated situations- trying to cover your a$$, when your deception is exposed.
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Who wrote 'Oh what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive'?

Sir Walter Scott records these lines, in Canto VI, Stanza 17 of  "Marmion" (1808), an epic poem about the Battle of Flodden Field in  1513.    The meaning is, basical

What does 'Oh what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive' mean?

The quote is, surprisingly, not from Shakespeare but from Sir Walter Scott , in Canto VI, Stanza 17 of "Marmion" (1808) an epic poem about the Battle of Flodden Field in 1513.

Who wrote oh what a tangled web you weave?

Sir Walter Scott wrote this in his poem, "Marmion," first published in 1808. The actual line is: Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive.

What poem contains the words Oh what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive?

Oh! what a tangled web we weave  : When first we practice to deceive!   Sir Walter Scott, Marmion, Canto vi. Stanza 17. The quote is, surprisingly, not from Shakespeare bu

Who wrote 'Oh what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive?

"Marmion", published in 1808 by Sir Walter Scott, produced lines that have become proverbial. Canto VI. Stanza 17 of the poem reads: Yet Clare's sharp questions must I shun

Who said Oh what tangled webs you weave when first?

Sir Walter Scott wrote this line in his poem "Marmion," about the Battle of Flodden Field in 1513. The actual line is "Oh what tangled webs we weave, when first we practice