The Hunting Of The Snark

Illustrated children's book by Lewis Carroll - online version

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54                          THE BEAVER'S LESSON.
" The result we proceed to divide, as you see, By Nine Hundred and Ninety and Two :
Then subtract Seventeen; and the answer "must be Exactly and perfectly true.
" The method employed I would gladly explain, While I have it so clear in my head,
If I had but the time and you had but the
But much yet remains to be said.
" In one moment I've seen what has hitherto been
Enveloped in absolute mystery, And without extra charge I will give you at large
A Lesson in Natural History."