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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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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.

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

When did weaving first begin?

in west India in the 6000bc

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

What is deceiving?

decieving is when you break your heart...i think   When you lie to someone or make them believe something untrue is true and vice versa

Where basket weaving first started?

Baskets have been made by man since ancient times we do not know who first made them but a basket is a necessary tool for a hunter gatherer.

What does 'practice' mean?

  Doing somethng over and over again until it is just how you want it to be.
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What is weaving?

Weaving is the textile art in which two distinct sets of yarns or threads, called the warp and the filling or weft, are interlaced with each other to form a fabric or cloth.
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What civilization first started weaving?

There's some evidence that Paleolithic Era civilizations knew about  weaving. However, the first known samples of woven cloth date back  to around 7,000 BC at Catal Hoyuk in
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What kind of web do orb spiders weave?

Orb Weaver spiders weave the traditional circular web that most people are familiar with. The webs vary in pattern, but usually have a small circle in the center with larger c