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Cabbage and Other Things

'The time has come' the Walrus said,

To talk of many things

Of Shoes and ships and sealing wax

Of cabbages and kings

And why the sea is boiling hot

and whether pigs have wings.

Lewis Carroll


What mortals Bubble Call and Squeak

When midst the frying-pan in accents savage,

The Beef so surly quarrels with the Cabbage.

unknown, 19th century



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