give to men at birth evil and good to have.

sb70012

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Azerbaijani/Persian
Very important but assigned to no abode whether in heaven or on the earth were the Fates, Moriae in Greek, Parcae in Latin, who, Hesiod says, give to men at birth evil and good to have. They were three, Clotho, the Spinner, who spun the thread of life; Lachesis, the Disposer of Lots, who assigned to each man his destiny; Atropos, she who could not be turned, who carried "the abhorred shears" and cut the thread of death.
Source: Mythology http://www.dl.ket.org/latin1/things/mythology/gods.htm

Hello,
I know the meanings of each word but I can't understand the blue part as a whole. Would you please be kind enough to clarify the blue part to me?

Many thanks in advance
 
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