Quotation by Robert W. Service

He looked like a man with a foot in the grave and scarcely the
strength of a louse,
Yet he tilted a poke of dust on the bar, and he called for drinks
for the house.
Robert W. Service (1874–1958), Ango-Canadian poet. The Shooting of Dan McGrew (l. 7–8). . .

Rattle Bag, The; an Anthology of Poetry. Seamus Heaney and Ted Hughes, comps. (1982) Faber and Faber.
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