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moving as on a slippery surface


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When the confidence man, wreathing his form and cresting his head, slitheringly asserts that even the rattle-snake must be beheld with wonder, the mystic inquires whether the confidence man has ever been tempted to exchange personalities with the snake, "to glide unsuspected in grass, to sting, to kill at a touch; your whole beautiful body one iridescent scabbard of death?
More recent films, such as the brilliant, slitheringly terrifying Jacob's Ladder, about a Vietnam vet's horrific unraveling, have premeditated political messages as subtle as a coffin lid popping open.