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  • The child-thing nearest to him seemed bloated, its body as distended as a white spider bursting with eggs.

    Prayers To Broken Stones

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  • “Carlo Marioni, 65, a New York bartender with more than 40 years’ experience who now works at Pietro’s, agreed: “Those years, for lunch, they used to drink three martinis. Then they’d come back before dinner for rusty nails, white spiders.�?

    The New York Times, Sixties Accuracy in Every Sip, by Robert Simonson, August 11, 2009

    August 13, 2009