The BeagleSword was funereal and
the rabbit hole was a celebration of Monticelli.
lugubrious – mournful – dismal – doleful
TUESDAY AUG. 17 – “Babe Ruth died yesterday, and I ask myself: ‘Where is the foundling’s father hidden?’ – where is Babe Ruth’s father? Who was it who spawned this Bunyan? – What man, where, what thoughts did he have? Nobody knows. And this is an American mystery, the foundling becomes king, and the foundling’s father is hidden… and there’s greatness in America that this does always happen.”
– Jack Kerouac (1948) from Windblown World: The Journals of Jack Kerouac 1947-1954, p. 119. A collection of the scribbles and self-notes written by Kerouac in the years just before he became famous.