Quotation by Charles Stuart Calverley

But I've heard mankind abuse thee;
And perhaps it's rather strange,
But I thought that I would choose thee
For encomium, as a change.
Charles Stuart Calverley (1831–1884), British poet. Lines on Hearing the Organ (l. 97–100). . .

New Oxford Book of English Light Verse, The. Kingsley Amis, ed. (1978) Oxford University Press.
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