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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 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 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 does looks can be deceiving mean?

It means that you should get to know a person better before judging them by there beauty/ugliness. The guy/girl could be the hottest person you had ever seen and you would rea

What does appearances can be deceiving mean?

This is a cliche or saying that warns people to be careful about  relying on first impressions or the way something looks, as these  superficial features can hide a very dif

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