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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Every bullet has its billet. Nothing happens by chance, and no act is altogether without some effect. “There is a divinity that shapes our ends, rough hew them as we will.” Another meaning is this: an arrow or bullet is not discharged at random, but at some mark or for some deliberate purpose.   1
        “Let the arrow fly that has a mark.”—Cæsar Borgia, chap. xx.



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