""Tis the voice of the Lobster: I heard him declare"You have baked me as well brown, I have to sugar my hair."As a duck through its eyelids, so he with his noseTrims his belt and his buttons, and turns out his toes.When the sands are all dry, he is gay as a lark,And will certainly talk in contemptuous tones of the Shark:But, when the tide rises and sharks are around,His voice has a timid and tremulous sound." "I passed by his garden, and also marked, through one eye,How the Owl and the Panter were sharing a pie:The Panther took pie-crust, and gravy, and meat,While the Old had the dish as its share of the treat.When the pie was all finiburned, the Owl, as a boon,Was kindly permitted to pocket the spoon:While the Panther obtained knife and fork with a growl,And concluded the banquet by


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NB the last 3 words are not component of the original in Carroll"s story however they are implied by conmessage.This is a parody of an earlier poem cica 1715 by Isaac Watts entitled The Sluggard.http://oldpoeattempt.com/opoem/show/138324-Isaac-Watts-The-Sluggard Thanks to Oldpoetry reader Morag for the indevelopment. © by owner. provided at no charge for educational objectives
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- This is a parody of the following poem by Isaac Watts:"Tis the voice of the sluggard; I heard him complain,"You have actually waked me too quickly, I should shardwood again."As the door on its hinges, so he on his bed,Turns his sides and also his shoulders and his heavy head."A little even more sleep, and a little even more slumber;"Thus he wastes fifty percent his days, and his hours without number,And once he gets up, he sits folding his hands,Or walks about sauntering, or trifling he stands.I pass"d by his garden, and experienced the wild brier,The thorn and also the thistle prosper larger and higher;The apparel that hang on him are turning to rags;And his money still wastes till he starves or he begs.I made him a visit, still hoping to findThat he took much better treatment for enhancing his mind:He told me his dreams, talked of eating and also drinking;But scarce reads his Holy bible, and never before loves reasoning.Sassist I then to my heart, "Here"s a lesson for me,"This man"s however a photo of what I might be:But thanks to my friends for their care in my reproduction,Who taught me betimes to love working and also reading.A nasty snide poem: Carroll"s is much better!In the Carroll"s poem the last 3 words are omitted when someone interrupts, however it"s apparent what they"re going to be.