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Atropos, Clotho, and Lachesis; supernatural beings who controlled the destiny of men and of the gods.
Plural form of fate.
Etymology: Plural of fate.
The Fates are a common motif in European polytheism, most frequently represented as a trio of goddesses. The Fates shape the destiny of each human, often expressed in textile metaphors such as spinning fibers into yarn, or weaving threads on a loom. This trio is composed of sisters who go by the names Clotho, Lachesis, and Atropos (also known as the daughters of Zeus and Themis). These divine figures are often artistically depicted as beautiful maidens with consideration to their serious responsibility: the life of mortals. Poets typically express the Fates as ugly and unwavering, representing the gravity of their role within the mythological and human worlds.
''Fates is the first album of the young Canadian guitarist Erik Mongrain. Released in December 2006, Fates contains 10 songs like AirTap!, PercussienFa, I Am Not, Fusions or La Dernière Pluie. This first album, produced by Serge Fiori. Mongrain worked on the album for over two years, which was released worldwide on June 2007. The CD cover features a bishop, drawn by Yan Mongrain, the guitarist's brother.
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The numerical value of Fates in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of Fates in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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I was shivering in darkness when I suddenly heard a voice; 'Lies, Lies where are you?' It was Anne, and I ran in the direction of the voice, and then I saw her beyond the barbed wire. She was in rags. I saw her emaciated, sunken face in the darkness. Her eyes were very large. We cried and cried, for now there was only the barbed wire between us, nothing more. And no longer any difference in our fates.
We cannot simply allow the treacherous few determine the fates of themany. At such times, the virtuous should be held to equalaccountability of the vile for their inactions
Men at some time are masters of their fates. The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings.
The fates have given mankind a patient soul.
While the fates permit, live happily life speeds on with hurried step, and with winged days the wheel of the headlong year is turned.
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