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courser's “hair, hath yet but life And not a serpent's poison— Which, like the,” ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA, i. 2. 187. “Alludes to an old idle notion that the hair of a horse dropt into corrupted water will turn to an animal” (POPE) . The fact is, the said hair moves like a living thing because a number of animalculæ cling to it.

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