Richard Lee Byers‘s Today’s Memory
Edward Lear’s birthday
Originally shared by Richard Lee Byers
Happy birthday to Edward Lear, born on this day in 1812!
“Such such is life –
Where early buffaloes in congress meet
Than salt more salt, than sugar more sweet.
And pearly centipedes adjust their feet.”
Literary scholars agree that in the verse above, the pearly centipedes symbolize lobbyists.