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Lord Abbott Post by :eyalhalimi Category :Poems Author :Hilaire Belloc Date :June 2011 Read :3048

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Lord Abbott

(Alcibiades, third Baron ABBOTT of Brackley in Southamptonshire)


Lord Abbott's coronet was far too small,
So small, that as he sauntered down White Hall
Even the youthful Proletariat
(Who probably mistook it for a Hat)
Remarked on its exiguous extent.
Here is a picture of the incident.

(The end)
Hilaire Belloc's poem: Lord Abbott

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