Black Gryphon

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    ... burned to tireless death
    A child of a few hours
    With its kneading mouth
    Charred on the black breast of the grave
    The mother dug, and its arms full of fires ...
    Dylan Thomas (1914–1953)

    “And how many hours a day did you do lessons?” said Alice, in a hurry to change the subject.
    “Ten hours the first day,” said the Mock Turtle: “nine the next, and so on.”
    “What a curious plan!” exclaimed Alice.
    “That’s the reason they’re called lessons,” the Gryphon remarked: “because they lessen from day to day.”
    Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (1832–1898)