We do not give that up till we are a hundred or till the Parcae cut the thread of life.
Pluto was perplexed; his confidence in the Parcae was shaken.
With such soothsaying songs of yore did the Parcae chant from divine breast the felicitous fate of Peleus.
In the meantime with shaking bodies and infirm gesture the Parcae began to intone their veridical chant.
The Parcae and the Erinnyes figured as dark angels of Destiny.
These causes of delay now vanished, the Parcae closed the abrupt woof, and lifted the impending shears.
Have the Parcae fallen asleep, because you wanted to make money in the City?
Parcae, The (Par′cae), were goddesses who presided over the destiny of human beings.
So these Parcae, daughters of the shears, arranged and settled the young man's fate.
But in no part of Italy does there seem to be any distinct recollection of the Parcae.