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In Haydn's oratorios, the notes present to the imagination not only motions, as, of the snake, the stag, and the elephant, but col ...
It is the test of a novel writer's art that he conceal his snake-in-the-grass; but the reader may be sure that it is always there.
There's a snake lurking in the grass.
Call me Snake.
A narrow Fellow in the Grass
Occasionally rides--
The Wind begun to rock the Grass
With threatening Tunes and low--
Cut grass lies frail:
Brief is the breath
Mown stalks exhale,
Green Snake, when I hung you round my neck
and stroked your cold, pulsing throat
Pile the bodies high at Austerlitz and Waterloo.
Shovel them under and let me work--
I am the grass; I cover all.
Made of old rags of tongues,
of flesh slipped through the abortionist's knife
you snake thing....
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