[lit-ideas] Re: Newt

  • From: David Ritchie <ritchierd@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2012 06:44:08 -0800

On Jan 25, 2012, at 3:11 AM, Judith Evans wrote:

> "Eye of newt, and toe of frog,
> Wool of bat, and tongue of dog,
> Adder's fork, and blind-worm's sting,
> Lizard's leg, and howlet's wing,--
> For a charm of powerful trouble,
> Like a hell-broth boil and bubble."
> 
> Also, Ken Livingstone is a well-known Newt fancier
> 
> It is distracting. At least Mittens only evokes mittens...
> 

Forget not Gussie Finknottle, who is rumored to be a shoe-in for Vice 
President, or would be if he weren't English.

Happy Rabbie to us all (Jan 25...wee sleekit cow rings in, what time d'ya call 
this ya timorous beast...)

David Ritchie,
the Wodehouse Centre

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