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road to Damascus

road to Damascus
 n.— «The correspondent of the Daily News at The Hague, who asks whether the Kaiser has found his road to Damascus, says: “A cabinet messenger arrived here this morning from Berlin with fresh instructions to Count Munster. They were of such a nature that several delegates remarked that a new situation had been created thereby and they must write home for fresh instructions.”» —“Delay In Arbitration Plan” in The Hague Chicago Daily Tribune June 17, 1899. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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