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  • I slept on a wooden bench; I had to work extraordinarily hard to earn a little mattress called a _serpentin_.

    The Village Rector

  • Une fontaine artificielle et jaillissante, dont le bassin est d'un prétieux marbre verd qui m'a paru serpentin ou jaspe, s'élevoit directement au milieu, sous le dôme ....

    The Works of Lord Byron. Vol. 6


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