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 Fall into a Snare (To),Fall of the Drop (The), 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Fall of Man (The).
The degeneracy of the human race in consequence of the “fall” [or disobedience] of Adam, man’s federal head. Adam fell, or ceased to stand his ground, under temptation.   1

 Fall into a Snare (To),Fall of the Drop (The), 

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