Brilliant. I was about to say the same thing . . .
On Mar 24, 2010, at 2:15 PM, andrew zurcher wrote:
> Verses composed upon The Spenser Encyclopedia, by A. C. Hamilton
> Hail, hallowed lectionary! sacred Tome!
> From which we lesson at appointed hours
> Upon the arcane mysteries of our Poem,
> And fresh our own, and quicken other powers!
> A pillar Petrarch had, where Wyatt leant,
> Trajan and Nelson one apiece -- but see,
> Great generals single columns must content
> When every page of Hamilton has three!
> The English church was built on thirty-nine,
> But seven articles have made a nation;
> Our book, more articled, is more divine,
> A new America of education!
> Leave Cortez to surmising -- this, my rhyme! --
> Not just for nineteen-ninety, but all time.
> With the affectionate gratitude, Bert, of the true encyclopedia
> Andrew Zurcher
> Queens' College
> Cambridge CB3 9ET
> United Kingdom
> +44 1223 335 572
> hast hast post hast for lyfe