It has all the contortions of the sibyl without the inspiration.
For I myself saw the Sibyl indeed at Cumae with my own eyes hanging in a jar; and when the boys used to say to her, "Sibyl, what do you want?" she replied, 'I want to die."
Within a bony labyrinthean cave, Reached by the pulse of the aërial wave, This Sibyl, sweet, and Mystic Sense is found, Muse, that presides o'er all the Powers of Sound.
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