|"You are old," said the youth, "one would hardly suppose|
That your eye was as steady as ever;
Yet you balanced an eel on the end of your nose—
What made you so awfully clever?"
"You Are Old, Father William"
|"If seven maids with seven mops|
Swept it for half a year.
Do you suppose," the Walrus said,
"That they could get it clear?"
"I doubt it," said the Carpenter,
And shed a bitter tear.
The Walrus and the Carpenter
|Finding inspiration in the delightful whimsy and color of illustrations by|
from The Walrus and the Carpenter and other poems, 1969
by Lewis Carroll