How Doth the Little Crocodile
Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1866): 20-21. [First American edition.] Brabant Carroll Collection C37 A44 1866 Fisher Rare Book Library.
2 Improve his shining tail,
3And pour the waters of the Nile
4 On every golden scale!
5How cheerfully he seems to grin,
6 How neatly spreads his claws,
7And welcomes little fishes in
8 With gently smiling jaws!"
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