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Damocles, a courtier, companion, and parasite of the elder Dionysius, tyrant of Syracuse, who, having grossly flattered the monarch on one occasion, found at a magnificent banquet subsequently given in his honour a sword suspended above him by a single hair. The tyrant thus reminded him, that "uneasy lies the head that wears a crown."

“We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all.”
Isaiah 53:6