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The seven heavens came roaring down for the throats of hell to
drink,
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Right down the dam gross-bellied frogs were cocked
On sods; their loose necks pulsed like sails. Some hopped:
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To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is a deep delight to the blood.
Would that we could do something, at once dignified and effective, to knock Mr. Bryan once and for all into a cocked hat.
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