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Quotation by Hilaire Belloc
The Politician's corpse was laid away.
While all of his acquaintance sneered and slanged,
I wept: for I had longed to see him hanged.
Hilaire Belloc (1870–1953), French-born British poet. Epitaph on the Politician Himself (l. 2–4). . .
Oxford Book of Satirical Verse, The. Geoffrey Grigson, comp. (1980) Oxford University Press.
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