Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Wavy shelf

Next the Son, the Stunning-Cantab:

He suggested curves of beauty,
Curves pervading all his figure,
Which the eye might follow onward,
Till they centered in the breast-pin,
Centered in the golden breast pin.
He had learned it all from Ruskin 
(Author of "The Stones of Venice,"
"Seven Lamps of Architecture,"
"Modern Painters," and some others);
And perhaps he had not fully 
Understood his author's meaning;
But, whatever was the reason,
All was fruitless, as the picture 
Ended in an utter failure.

-from Hiawatha's Photographing, by Lewis Carroll