The worm turns
One's luck or fortune changes.
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Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
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He has drawn a knave and a six; he takes another card; this turns out to be an ace.
Although everybody laughed at such a notion, the Worm-eating Warbler declared that he had a right to his own belief.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
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Also, the worm has turned. Even a very tolerant person will one day lose patience. For example, He bullied his assistant for years, but one day the worm turned and he walked out without notice, taking along his best clients. This expression comes from the proverb Tread on a worm and it will turn, first recorded in John Heywood's 1546 collection.