Quotation by Robert Southey

Departed Goose! I neither know nor care.
But this I know, that we pronounced thee fine,
Seasoned with sage and onions, and port wine.
Robert Southey (1774–1843), British poet, critic. To a Goose (l. 17–24). . .

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