The Hunting Of The Snark

Illustrated children's book by Lewis Carroll - online version

Home Main Menu Order Support About Search



Share page  


Previous Contents Next

Fit The Fifth .
THE BEAVERS LESSON
They sought it with thimbles, they sought it with care ;
They pursued it with forks and hope; They threatened its life with a railway-share;
They charmed it with smiles and soap.
Then the Butcher contrived an ingenious plan
For making a separate sally; And had fixed on a spot unfrequented by man,
A dismal and desolate valley.