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    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)

    In every grave make room, make room!
    The world’s at an end, and we come, we come.
    Sir William Davenant (1606–1668)

    Thou didst create the night, but I made the lamp.
    Thou didst create clay, but I made the cup.
    Thou didst create the deserts, mountains and forests,
    I produced the orchards, gardens and groves.
    It is I who made the glass out of stone,
    And it is I who turn a poison into an antidote.
    Muhammad, Sir Iqbal (1873–1938)

    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)

    Of course you will pooh-pooh whatever’s fresh and new, and declare
    it’s crude and mean;
    —Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)