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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.
Direct me gods, whose changes are all holy,
To where it flickers deep in grass, the moly:
If civilization had been left in female hands we would still be living in grass huts.
To beguile the time,
Look like the time, bear welcome in your eye,
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O serpent heart, hid with a flow'ring face!
A narrow Fellow in the Grass
Occasionally rides--
Salmon, shad, and alewives were formerly abundant here, and taken in weirs by the Indians ... until the dam and afterward the cana ...
What though the radiance which was once so bright
Be now for ever taken from my sight,
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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 ...
There's a snake lurking in the grass.
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