The Hunting of the Snark

Inspusion

Bits of Inspusion from Lewis Carroll
Founder of the Snark and of Portmanteau Words

The third is its slowness in taking a jest.
   Should you happen to venture on one,
It will sigh like a thing that is deeply distressed:
   And it always looks grave at a pun.

The Hunting of the Snark, Fit the Second

“It’s a Snark!” was the sound that first came to their ears,
   And seemed almost too good to be true.
Then followed a torrent of laughter and cheers:
   Then the ominous words “It’s a Boo-”

The Hunting of the Snark, Fit the Eighth

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