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Quotation by Hilaire Belloc
The Chief Defect of Henry King
Was chewing little bits of String.
At last he swallowed some which tied
Itself in ugly Knots inside.
Hilaire Belloc (1870–1953), French-born British poet. Henry King, Who Chewed Bits of String, and Was Early Cut Off in Dreadful Agonies (l. 1–4). . .
Norton Book of Light Verse, The. Russell Baker, ed. (1986) W. W. Norton & Company.
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