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    I love my fellow creatures—I do all the good I can—
    Yet everybody says I’m such a disagreeable man!
    Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)

    If they’ve a brain and cerebellum, too,
    They’ve got to leave that brain outside,
    And vote just as their leaders tell ‘em to.
    Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)

    ‘Oh, I am a cook and a captain bold,
    And the mate of the Nancybrig,
    And a bos’sun tight, and a midshipmite,
    And the crew of the captain’s gig!”’
    —Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)

    While Darwinian Man, though well-behaved,
    At best is only a monkey shaved!
    —Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)

    Down went the owners—greedy men whom hope of gain allured:
    Oh, dry the starting tear, for they were heavily insured.
    —Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)

    This is no Sir Galahad who lives from afar. This is a two- legged boa constrictor.
    John Lee Mahin (1902–1984)