The Rhinoceros

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From the book A Child's Primer of Natural History

The Rhinoceros by Oliver Herford
SO this is the Rhi-no-ce-ros!
I won-der why he looks so cross.
Per-haps he is an-noyed a bit
Be-cause his cloth-ing does not fit.
(They say he got it read-y made!)
It is not that, I am a-fraid.
He looks so cross be-cause I drew
Him with one horn in-stead of two.
Well, since he cares so much for style,
Let’s give him two and see him smile.

 — Oliver Herford

 


From the Book A Child's Primer of Natural History