in the lap of the gods

in the lap of the gods или on the knees of the gods  {adv. phr.},  {literary}
Вне человеческого влияния; нерешаемо никем.
Frank had worked hard as a candidate, and as election day came he felt that the result was in the lap of the gods.
The armies were evenly matched and the result of the battle seemed to be on the knees of the gods.
Категории: God {adv. phr.} {literary}

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