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 Let Drive (To).Leth’e (2 syl.), 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Let us Eat and Drink; for tomorrow we shall Die (Isaiah xxii. 13).
 
The Egyptians in their banquets exhibited a skeleton to the guests, to remind them of the brevity of human life saying as they did so, “Let us eat and drink, for to-morrow we die.”   1
 


 Let Drive (To).Leth’e (2 syl.), 

 
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