08 June 2016

"Said the Spider to the Fly"

2 Sivan 5776
Day 46 of the Omer

"Won't you come into my parlor said the spider to the fly..."

The Spider and the Fly is a poem by Mary Howitt (1799–1888), published in 1829. The first line of the poem is "'Will you walk into my parlour?' said the Spider to the Fly." The story tells of a cunning Spider who ensnares a naive Fly through the use of seduction and flattery. The poem is a cautionary tale against those who use flattery and charm to disguise their true evil intentions. (Source)

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