Adam"s tail; or, the first metamorphosis

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Published by printed for John Bell in London .

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SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 3986, no. 07.
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Number of Pages27
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Open LibraryOL16910374M

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Earth sinks beneath, and draws a num'rous throng Of pondrous, thick, unwieldy seeds along. About her coasts, unruly waters roar; And rising, on a ridge, insult the shore. Ovid’s long poem Metamorphoses, written in Ancient Rome in 8 AD, tells the story of the creation of the world to the eighth century, with a central theme revolving around gods, mythology, and metamorphosis, or the transformation of characters from one being into another.

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Asclepius appears to them first in a dream and then in person. The Romans worship him as a god and bring him to Rome, at which point the plague ceases. Ovid recounts the murder and deification of Caesar and the rise and future success of Augustus.

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Gregor wanted to answer in de-tail and explain everything, but in these circumstances he confined him-self to saying, "Yes, yes, thank you mother. I'm getting up right away.". The first is a standard speech bubble with a tail pointing toward the speaker's position. The second option, which originated in manga, has the tail pointing into the bubble, instead of out.

(This tail is still pointing towards the speaker.) The third option replaces the tail with a sort of bottleneck that connects with the side of the panel.

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