... pulling from underneath, hears the thick choke he has heard more than once on an execution day, sees the convulsions and the twitching. He counterfeits in the darkness the final grimace, la moe, out of which he made a few good jokes in a Ballade of...
Le Jargon et Jobelin: comprenant cinq ballades inédites d'après le ... - Page 85
by François Villon, Auguste Charles Joseph Vitu - 1889 - 542 pages
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