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The Hunting of the Snark

an Agony, in Eight Fits

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Author: Lewis Carroll (C.L. Dodgson)
Published: 1876
Language: English
Wordcount: 6,736 / 27 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.2
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 2,143
Added to site: 2009.09.02
mnybks.net#: 25177
Genre: Poetry
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my heart is like nothing so much as a bowl Brimming over with quivering curds!

"It is this, it is this--" "We have had that before!" The Bellman indignantly said. And the Baker replied "Let me say it once more. It is this, it is this that I dread!

"I engage with the Snark--every night after dark-- In a dreamy delirious fight: I serve it with greens in those shadowy scenes, And I use it for striking a light:

"But if ever I meet with a Boojum, that day, In a moment (of this I am sure), I shall softly and suddenly vanish away-- And the notion I cannot endure!"

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FIT IV.--THE HUNTING.

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+Fit the Fourth.+

THE HUNTING.

The Bellman looked uffish, and wrinkled his brow. "If only you'd spoken before! It's excessively awkward to mention it now, With the Snark, so to speak, at the door!

"We should all of us grieve, as you well may believe, If you never were met with again-- But surely, my man, when the voyage began, You might

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