coach-whip snake quotes- 10 of
Green Snake, when I hung you round my neck
and stroked your cold, pulsing throat
Made of old rags of tongues,
of flesh slipped through the abortionist's knife
you snake thing....
I knew I had to do it. It was an order from the coach.
Take heed, fair Eve! you do not make
Another tempter of this snake;
A marble one so warmed would speak.
Whoever digs a pit will fall into it; and whoever breaks through a wall will be bitten by a snake.
If you hit a snake and don't kill it, you'll be sorry later on.
Don't criticize a snake for not having a horn; for all you know it may someday become a dragon.
A race horse needs only a touch of the whip; a clever person needs only a hint.
A gentleman's word is like a touch of a whip to a racehorse.
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