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Proud Heartworm translated from the Hebrew by Vivian Eden Hush now, proud heartworm, stop your gnawing, leave off chomping. I've suffered enough because of you. Down girl, down. Stick to the bottom of the pit; and quiet there, you arrogant thing. Maybe if you shut up in time, it will hurry, pass over us too, like it did then, and again nab, grab and take down with it those who aren't careful.