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Quotation by T.S. Eliot
The great snake lies ever half awake, at the bottom of the pit of the world, curled In folds of himself until he awakens in hunger and moving his head to right and to left prepares for his hour to devour.
T.S. (Thomas Stearns) Eliot (1888–1965), U.S.-born—British poet, critic. "Choruses from 'The Rock'...."
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