Book of Gramarye quotation puzzle

Colin Fine colin at
Sun Apr 10 16:42:00 EDT 2005

Charles Butler wrote:

> For anyone who's hunting high and low for literary peewit references, 
> I should report that I just leapt from my bath with a cry of Eureka 
> (not an image I'd encourage anyone to dwell on) having tracked it down 
> to Walter de la Mare's *Come Hither* anthology. Which I should 
> probably have looked in first, as it's a really important text for 
> Cooper, to the extent that she wrote a whole article on what it meant 
> to her - but thanks for catalyzing me to think of it!
"I know I reek-a! That's why I'm-a having a bath!"


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