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 Let,Let us Eat and Drink; for tomorrow we shall Die (Isaiah xxii. 13). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Let Drive (To).
 
To attack; to fall foul of. A Gallicism. “Se laisser aller à …”—i.e. to go without restraint.   1
        “Thou knowest my old ward; here I [Falstaff] lay, and thus I bore my point. Four rogues in buckram let drive at me… These four came all a-front, and mainly thrust at me.”—Shakespeare: 1 Henry IV., ii. 4.
 


 Let,Let us Eat and Drink; for tomorrow we shall Die (Isaiah xxii. 13). 

 
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