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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
 
Strategy
 
There webs were spread of more than common size,
And half-starved spiders prey’d on half-starved flies.
        Churchill—The Prophecy of Famine. L. 327.
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Those oft are stratagems which errors seem,
Nor is it Homer nods, but we that dream.
        Pope—Essay on Criticism. Pt. I. L. 177.
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For her own breakfast she’ll project a scheme,
Nor take her tea without a stratagem.
        Young—Love of Fame. Satire VI. L. 187.
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