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serpent
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Hard Times
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  • The bell was ringing, and the Serpent was a Serpent of many coils, and the Elephant was getting ready.
  • It was a town of machinery and tall chimneys, out of which interminable serpents of smoke trailed themselves for ever and ever, and never got uncoiled.
  • The bell was ringing, and the Serpent was a Serpent of many coils, and the Elephant was getting ready.
  • CHAPTER XI — NO WAY OUT THE Fairy palaces burst into illumination, before pale morning showed the monstrous serpents of smoke trailing themselves over Coketown.
  • The rain fell, and the Smoke-serpents, submissive to the curse of all that tribe, trailed themselves upon the earth.
  • The smoke-serpents were indifferent who was lost or found, who turned out bad or good; the melancholy mad elephants, like the Hard Fact men, abated nothing of their set routine, whatever happened.
  • …yoke of tyrants on your necks and the iron foot of despotism treading down your fallen forms into the dust of the earth, upon which right glad would your oppressors be to see you creeping on your bellies all the days of your lives, like the serpent in the garden — oh, my brothers, and shall I as a man not add, my sisters too, what do you say, now, of Stephen Blackpool, with a slight stoop in his shoulders and about five foot seven in height, as set forth in this degrading and…

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

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