grashupfer (grashupfer) wrote,

There's no calling it back. Either he lets the harp go, his silver chances of song, or he has to follow.

From Slothrop's Sodium Amytal reverie. I was hoping you could tell me if silver chances of song is a quotation or allusion. A google search yields nothing. How about just chances of song?
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