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THE RHINOCEROS, by                 Poet Analysis     Poet's Biography
First Line: Rhinoceros, your hide looks all undone
Last Line: Rhinoceros, you are an ugly beast.
Alternate Author Name(s): Belloc, Joseph Hilaire Pierre Rene
Variant Title(s): Ode To A Rhinoceros
Subject(s): Rhinoceroses


Rhinoceros, your hide looks all undone,
You do not take my fancy in the least:
You have a horn where other brutes have none:
Rhinoceros, you are an ugly beast.




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