Quotation by Hilaire Belloc

I shoot the Hippopotamus
With bullets made of platinum,
Hilaire Belloc (1870–1953), French-born British poet. The Hippopotamus (l. 1–2). . .

Faber Book of Nonsense Verse, The. Geoffrey Grigson, ed. (1979) Faber and Faber.
Surprise me with a
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