[Ads-l] Shuddering Crime

Andy Bach afbach at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jun 17 17:39:10 UTC 2020

>From the North Korea spokesperson: " [the destruction of the liaison
office was a] reflection of the zeal of our enraged people to punish
human scum who challenged the noblest dignity and prestige of our
country and those who sheltered the scum, perpetrators of shuddering

I admit, I am impressed with the pupleness of their prose. Found an
poem "The Thames" (by F.C.) in "The Drawing Room: or, Ladies Book of
Fancy Needlework and Choice Literature" magazine, Vol 1 (1848):
Thou hast seen wonder in thy time,
Has tempted Folly to her death,
Hast shaken hands with shuddering Crime-
Companion they beneath?

I suppose they could've had a subscription.


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