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An Explanation
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“I never yet exactly could determine
Just how it is that the judicial ermine
Is kept so safely from predacious vermin.”

“It is not so, my friend: though in a garret
‘Tis kept in camphor, and you often air it,
The vermin will get into it and wear it.”