(first line of above.."Little Willie in the best of sashes")
"Ah, yes, I wrote "The Purple Cow"
I'm sorry now I wrote it.
But I can tell you anyhow,
I'll kill you if you quote it!
Gelette (sp?) Burgess
"Edgar A. Guest
Is never at his best."
"I sneezed a sneeze into the air;
It fell to earth, I know not where.
But hard & cold were the looks of those,
In whose vicinity I had snoze"