There, taking a pinch of snuff,
In the midst of Parliament,
He was quoting Horace,
To the learned vexation of the opposition.
What could the opposition do?
It could bide its time,
Until one of this opposition,
Perhaps with a better looking snuffbox,
Could quote Horace, likewise.
From The Right of Aesthetic Realism to Be Known #376
(Aesthetic Realism Foundation)
© 1967, 1980 date by Eli Siegel