written quotes

Lost quotations

Have a look at the lost quotes below and see if you can help us out! (Please note that comments must be suitable for audiences of all ages and may be removed if not.)

Please sir, what's an altercation? | 23-Aug-14

Enquirer is trying to find the rest of this poem:

Please sir, what's an altercation?
By my sainted she-relation, Jones
Your powers of cerebration
Move a man to lachrymation.
Never heard of altercation.
Listen, then, this illustration
May be fit for your assimilation:
Say a porter at a station,
By some faulty indication,
Made me miss my destination

1 comment has been made on this quote. Click here to read it and then add your own!


Do you know this poem? Do you have any clues to help us find it?


Comments:

And I gave vent to my vexation
In a stream of objurgation
Saying "Blow" and "Botheration"
Passing then by swift gradation
To a bout of fistication,
With attendant inflammation,
Optical discoloration
Then, without exaggeration,
I could lay the information
That I'd had an ALTERCATION
With a porter at a station.

H. A. Field
Form Master, Manchester Grammar School 1940's - 1960's

Keith Dalby-Oldham


:: Back to Lost quotations ::

Back to top Register for newsletter
Bookmark This Page