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The Hunting of the Snark - Lewis Carroll

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                    THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK

                          Lewis Carroll

               THE MILLENNIUM FULCRUM EDITION 1.2

                    THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK
                     an Agony in Eight Fits
                               by
                          Lewis Carroll



PREFACE

If-and the thing is wildly possible-the charge of writing nonsense
were ever brought against the author of this brief but instructive
poem, it would be based, I feel convinced, on the line (in p.4)

          "Then the bowsprit got mixed with the rudder sometimes."

In view of this painful possibility, I will not (as I might) appeal
indignantly to my other writings as a proof that I am incapable of
such a deed: I will not (as I might) point to the strong moral purpose
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