In front of us appeared so truthfully
There sculptured in a gracious attitude,
He did not seem an image that is silent.

One would have sworn that he was saying, "TOROROOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO"

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@neauoire Totoro Coming Out of his Hedge to Shame Mankind

@phooky At every mouth he with his teeth was crunching
A sinner, in the manner of a brake,
So that he three of them tormented thus.

@neauoire which translation are you using? I grew up with the Dorothy Sayers version; this has a very different feel.

@phooky That's from Wadsworth's, but I'm most familiar with Goodfellow's

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