vorpal

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vorpal

(ˈvɔːpəl)
adj
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) literature fatal
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He took his vorpal sword in hand: Long time the manxome foe he sought-- So rested he by the Tumtum tree, And stood awhile in thought.
He took his vorpal sword in hand: Long time the manxome foe he sought So rested he by the Tumtum tree, And stood awhile in thought And as in uffish thought he stood, The Jabberwock, with eyes of flame, Came whiffling through the tulgey wood, And burbled as it came
In other news, Mayor Charming is running against the Queen of Hearts (who beats him in a landslide election); Jake tries to teach Sabrina magic; they go on a treasure hunt for the vorpal sword, the only weapon strong enough to kill the Jabberwocky; Puck's wings are ripped from his back when he tries to kill the beast; and Mr.