The Hunting Of The Snark

Illustrated children's book by Lewis Carroll - online version

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THE VANISHING.                             81
(As if stung by a spasm) plunge into a chasm, While they waited and listened in awe.
" It's a Snark ! " was the sound that first came to their ears,
And seemed almost too good to be true. Then followed a torrent of laughter and cheers :
Then the ominous words ''It's a Boo—"
Then, silence. Some fancied they heard in the air A weary and wandering sigh That sounded like "—jum ! " but the others de­clare It was only a breeze that went by.