Alice with the Mock Turtle and a passing Griffin.
The Lobster Quadrille. (AKA The Mock Turtle Song)
"Will you walk a little faster?
said the whiting to the snail,
there's a PORPOISE close behind us,
and he's treading on my tail.
I see how eagerly the lobsters all advance,
they are waiting on the shingle,
Will you come and join the dance?
Will you, wont you,
Won't you join the dance?
You really have no notion,
how delightful it will be,
when they take us up and throw us,
with the lobsters out to sea!
But the snail replied,
" Too far, too far,"
and gave a look askew-