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philosophumena, the revelation of marcion
Name of a book from the second century
hold all the aces
To have all advantages
tough as a tissue
The phrase refers to a person or physical form being as tough as a tissue. Tissues not being at all resistant to items such as wind or someone lifting it then it isn’t so tough is it? Mostly used as an insult.