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serpent
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serpent
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Macbeth
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  • Your face, my thane, is as a book where men May read strange matters:—to beguile the time, Look like the time; bear welcome in your eye, Your hand, your tongue: look like the innocent flower, But be the serpent under’t.
  • Thanks for that: There the grown serpent lies; the worm that’s fled Hath nature that in time will venom breed, No teeth for the present.

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  • a picture of a serpent eating its tail
  • the serpent in the Garden of Eden

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