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    littlerene24 is offline Newbie
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    As grass that is cut down

    I read this sentence:
    "Such is life; and we are but as grass that is cut down, and put into the oven and baked."
    Does it mean that we are not master of our destiny, like a blade of grass blew by the wind ?
    Thanks for your help.

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    SoothingDave is offline VIP Member
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    Re: As grass that is cut down

    I don't know anyone who bakes grass, so am unsure about who wrote this.

    But yes, if you are like a blade of grass that is mowed down, then you are not in control, that's for sure. You also are one of a million, not anything that stands out.

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    littlerene24 is offline Newbie
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    Re: As grass that is cut down

    This sentence is located in "three men in a boat" by Jerome K. Jerome, chapter 6.

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