Tower of Strength




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Tower of Strength : Phrases



Meaning:

Someone who can be relied on to provide support and comfort.


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Origin:

This term derives from The Book of Common Prayer, 1549:

"O lorde... Bee vnto them a tower of strength."

Shakespeare later used it in Richard III, 1594:

'The king's name is a tower of strength."





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