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575 cc 3. The Pit and the Pendulum(short story) by Edgar Allan Poe

575 cc 3. How does he manage to break free from his bonds?

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He spreads the remains of the oil and spice from his food onto the strap and lies still so that the hungry rats swarm his body in order to eat away at the strap. The rats free him from his bonds.