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Many wonderful U.K. shows belong on this list ( Black Adder, I, Claudius, and Prime Suspect, to name but a few).
He comes from the tribe of Dan, of which it is written: 'Dan shall be a serpent in the way, an adder in the path.'The Merrie Tales Of Jacques Tournebroche|Anatole France
Well, by and by an adder bit a knight's heel; the knight forgot all about the order, and made a slash at the adder with his sword.A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Then he would suddenly turn back to Digby, but would find him poring over a book, and as dumb as an adder.Digby Heathcote|W.H.G. Kingston