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For most of the hours of the day — and most of the months of the year — the sun had the town trapped deep in dust, far out in the chaparral flats, a heaven for snakes and horned toads, roadrunners and stinging lizards, but a hell for pigs and Tennesseans.
WHEN AUGUSTUS CAME OUT on the porch the blue pigs were eating a rattlesnake—not a very big one. It had probably just been crawling around looking for shade when it ran into the pigs. They were having a fine tug-of-war with it, and its rattling days were over.
If I had a mind to rent pigs, I'd be mighty upset. A man that likes to rent pigs won't be stopped.
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Holding hands at midnight 'Neath a starry sky… Nice work if you can get it, And you can get it if you try.
June 3, 1936
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