Read the extracts given below and answer the questions that follow:
The very deep did rot: O Christ!
That ever this should be!
Yea, slimy things did crawl with legs Upon the slimy sea.
(a) Give meaning of the phrase ‘very deep’.
(b) Note the poetic device used in ‘slimy sea’.
(c) What is the synonym for ‘walk on knees slowly’ in the passage?