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Quotation by Lewis Carroll
"The time has come," the Walrus said,
"To talk of many things:
Of shoes—and ships—and sealing wax—
Of cabbages—and kings—
And why the sea is boiling hot—
And whether pigs have wings."
Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (1832–1898), British writer, mathematician. Through the Looking-Glass, "Tweedledum and Tweedledee," (1872).
Carroll's poem satirized Thomas Hood's Dream of Eugene Aram.
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