SWINE


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SWINEStudents Wildly Indignant About Nearly Everything (Al Capp)
SWINESebesfi-Woods-1-Notrump-Escape (bridge)
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The curse of St Withold upon these infernal porkers!'' said the swine-herd, after blowing his horn obstreperously, to collect together the scattered herd of swine, which, answering his call with notes equally melodious, made, however, no haste to remove themselves from the luxurious banquet of beech-mast and acorns on which they had fattened, or to forsake the marshy banks of the rivulet, where several of them, half plunged in mud, lay stretched at their ease, altogether regardless of the voice of their keeper.
``The swine turned Normans to my comfort!'' quoth Gurth; ``expound that to me, Wamba, for my brain is too dull, and my mind too vexed, to read riddles.''
``Swine, fool, swine,'' said the herd, ``every fool knows that.''
Eurylochus could not conceive what had happened, unless a drove of swine had broken into the palace, attracted by the smell of the feast.
In the loftiest seats of dignity, on royal thrones, they could think of nothing but their greedy appetite, which was the portion of their nature that they shared with wolves and swine; so that they resembled those vilest of animals far more than they did kings--if, indeed, kings were what they ought to be.
You are already swine in everything but the human form, which you disgrace, and which I myself should be ashamed to keep a moment longer, were you to share it with me.
It looked so intolerably absurd to see hogs on cushioned thrones, that they made haste to wallow down upon all fours, like other swine. They tried to groan and beg for mercy, but forthwith emitted the most awful grunting and squealing that ever came out of swinish throats.
"So you will not be surprised to hear that they have all taken the shapes of swine! If Circe had never done anything worse, I really should not think her so very much to blame."
The chief butler liked nothing better than to see people turned into swine, or making any kind of a beast of themselves; so he made haste to bring the royal goblet, filled with a liquid as bright as gold, and which kept sparkling upward, and throwing a sunny spray over the brim.
She therefore led Ulysses out of the back entrance of the palace, and showed him the swine in their sty.
"Say rather," retorted the cardinal, with a smile, " Porcos ante Margaritam , swine before the pearl."
A microscopic examination for trichinae shall be made of all swine products exported to countries requiring such examination.