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by (Joseph) Hilaire Belloc (1870 - 1953)

The bison
Language: English 
The Bison is vain, and (I write it with pain)
   The Door-mat you see on his head
Is not, as some learned professors maintain,
The opulent growth of a genius' brain;
   But is sewn on with needle and thread.

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Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

This text was added to the website: 2009-01-16
Line count: 5
Word count: 39