The Dolphin

By Oliver Herford

The Dolphin was, if you should wish
To call him so,–the King of Fish.
Though having neither gills nor scales,
His title should be Prince of Whales.
While too small waisted to provide
A Jonah with a Berth Inside,
The Dolphin has been known to pack
A Drowning Sailor on his back
And bear him safely into port,–
He was a Taxi-whale, in short.

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