Then came the Holy One, blessed be He ! And killed the Angel of Death, That killed the butcher, That slew the ox, That drank the water, That quenched the fire, That burned the staff, That beat the dog, That bit the cat, That ate the kid That my father... Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the Middle Ages - Page 5by Percy Society - 1841Full view
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Weldon Thornton - Literary Criticism - 1982 - 554 pages
...the slaughterer that killed the ox that drank the water that quenched the fire that burned the stick that beat the dog that bit the cat that ate the kid which my father bought for two zuzim. One only kid, one only kid." Bloom's statement "Justice it means...