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Lewis Carroll (Льюис Кэрролл)


Brother And Sister


"SISTER, sister, go to bed!
Go and rest your weary head."
Thus the prudent brother said.

"Do you want a battered hide,
Or scratches to your face applied?"
Thus his sister calm replied.

"Sister, do not raise my wrath.
I'd make you into mutton broth
As easily as kill a moth"

The sister raised her beaming eye
And looked on him indignantly
And sternly answered, "Only try!"

Off to the cook he quickly ran.
"Dear Cook, please lend a frying-pan
To me as quickly as you can."

And wherefore should I lend it you?"
"The reason, Cook, is plain to view.
I wish to make an Irish stew."

"What meat is in that stew to go?"
"My sister'll be the contents!"
"Oh"
"You'll lend the pan to me, Cook?"
"No!"

Moral: Never stew your sister. 



Lewis Carroll's other poems:
  1. Hiawatha's Photographing
  2. Theme With Variations
  3. The Aged Aged Man
  4. Fame's Penny-Trumpet
  5. Photography Extraordinary


Poems of other poets with the same name (Стихотворения других поэтов с таким же названием):

  • David Lawrence (Дэвид Лоуренс) Brother And Sister ("The shorn moon trembling indistinct on her path")

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