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Meaning: A scoundrel has been found out, and the forces of law and order are on their way. For example" It's over, the police are on their way and the jig is up."
 

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Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970)
Bertrand Russell
Bertrand Russell

 

"To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead."

Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970), Marriage and Morals (1929) ch. 19

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