Selected Cautionary Verses

Title: Selected Cautionary Verses
Author: H Belloc
Genre: TeenKid, Poetry, Humour
Copyright: 1940
Ranking: ?Unranked
Binding: paperback
LibraryThing: Title:Selected Cautionary Verses WorkId 96901
Type: Owned
*'The Microbe*' The Microbe is so very small\\ You cannot make him out at all\\ But many sanguine people hope\\ To see him through a microscope.\\ His jointed tongue that lies beneath\\ A hundred curious rows of teeth;\\ His seven tufted tails with lots\\ Of lovely pink and purple spots,\\ On each of which a pattern stands,\\ Composed of forty separate bands;\\ His eyebrows of a tender green;\\ All these have never yet been seen --\\ But Scientists, who ought to know,\\ Assure us that they must be so...\\ Oh! let us never, never doubt\\ What nobody is sure about!

I memorized "Matilda" when I was in primary school...