The Walrus And The Carpenter

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The sun was shining on the sea4
It did it's very best to make the4
And this was odd because it was5
The moon was shining sulkily6
No business to be there after9
She said, to come and spoil the fun. 8
The sands were dry as dry, 7
No cloud was in the sky: No birds were flying overhead--11
Were walking close at hand;6
Such quantities of sand:6
They said, 'it would be grand!'12
Do you suppose,' the Walrus said, 'That they could get it clear?'11
'O Oysters, come and walk with us!' The Walrus did beseech.10
We cannot do with more than four, To give a hand to each.'12
The eldest Oyster winked his eye, And shook his heavy head--12
But four young Oysters hurried up, All eager for the treat:13
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And this was odd, because, you know, They hadn't any feet.9
And thick and fast they came at last, And more, and more, and more--10
The Walrus and the Carpenter Walked on a mile or so,9
And all the little Oysters stood And waited in a row.12
Of shoes--and ships--and sealing-wax-- Of cabbages--and kings--12
'But wait a bit,' the Oysters cried, 'Before we have our chat;14
No hurry!' said the Carpenter. They thanked him much for that12
Pepper and vinegar besides Are very good indeed--11
'But not on us!' the Oysters cried, Turning a little blue.11
'The night is fine,' the Walrus said. 'Do you admire the view?13
The Carpenter said nothing but 'Cut us another slice14
'It seems a shame,' the Walrus said, 'To play them such a trick,13
The Carpenter said nothing but 'The butter's spread too thick!'10
With sobs and tears he sorted out Those of the largest size9
'O Oysters,' said the Carpenter, 'You've had a pleasant run!11
And this was scarcely odd, because4

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Created May 18, 2010SourceReportNominate
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