Thereby hangs a tale

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2 comments on this post.
  1. h.s. gudnason:

    Or, in the Gay/Pepusch Beggar’s Opera, as Polly Peachum is contemplating the execution of her husband Macheath:

    For on the rope where hangs my love
    Depends poor Polly’s life.

  2. Peter:

    “On such gossamar threads does one’s destiny impend.” I Hate Spanish Moss.

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