1. causing insidious harm or ruin; ruinous; injurious; hurtful
2. deadly; fatal
3. Obs.evil; wicked.
Sometimes when the weather was just so
Pernicious melodies would bring tears to his eyes
And melt the world from under his feet.
Francis John McComas makes a guest appearance, courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution
5th December 2019
12 hours ago