The Hunting Of The Snark

Illustrated children's book by Lewis Carroll - online version

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THE LANDING.                               n
It strongly advised that the Butcher should be
Conveyed in a separate ship : But the Bellman declared that would never agree
With the plans he had made for the trip :
Navigation was always a difficult art,
Though with only one ship and one bell:
And he feared he must really decline, for his part, Undertaking another as well.
The Beavers best course was, no doubt, to procure
A second-hand dagger-proof coat------
So the Baker advised it------and next, to insure
Its life in some Office of note :