Clotho draws the thread, Lachesis turns the wheel, and Atropos cuts the string asunder when spun to a due length.
Lachesis announced the past, Clotho the present, and Atropos the future.
A Clotho spider had built itself a nest there, from which it emerged to hunt the unwary.
Charles made his adieux to Clotho and Lachesis, and departed at the other end of the room.
But next day, when they played in the garden, Huberta said, 'Thy father is an old tyrant to forbid thee the use of Clotho's gift.
Clotho spun the thread of life, Lachesis held it, and Atropos cut it.
Clotho would look like this, if Clotho would munch instead of spin.
Clotho has on a variegated robe, and on her head a crown of seven stars.
Clotho spins, Lachesis apportions, and Atropos cuts, the thread of life.
The Clotho seems to know similar moments and to make the most of them.
one of the three Fates, from Latin Clotho, from Greek Klotho, literally "the spinner," from klothein "to spin." The three Fates together sometimes were called Klothes "the spinners."