Sir William

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    On a tree by a river a little tom-tit Sang “Willow, titwillow, titwillow!”
    And I said to him, “Dicky-bird, why do you sit Singing, “Willow, titwillow, titwillow!”
    Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)

    People are too apt to treat God as if he were a minor royalty.
    Herbert Beerbohm, Sir Tree (1853–1917)