Quotation by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert

'Come, walk like this,' the dancer said,
'Stick you your toes—stick in your head,
Stalk on with quick, galvanic tread—
Your fingers thus extend;
The attitude's considered quaint,'
Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911), British parodist, librettist. The Bishop of Rum-ti-Foo (l. 57–61).

CenHV. Century of Humorous Verse, A, 1850–1950 (Everyman's Library). Roger Lancelyn Green, ed. (1959) E. P. Dutton & Company.
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