Quotation by Cecil Day Lewis

The shepherd is the brain behind the dog's brain,
But his control of dog, like dog's of sheep
Is never absolute—that's the beauty of it.
Cecil Day Lewis (1904–1972), Irish poet. Sheepdog Trials in Hyde Park (l. 30–32).

NoP. Norton Anthology of Poetry, The. Alexander W. Allison and others, eds. (3d ed., 1983) W. W. Norton & Company.
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