Monday, December 23, 2013

A Right Jolly Old Elf

He was chubby and plump, a right jolly old elf,
And I laughed when I saw him, in spite of myself;
A wink of his eye and a twist of his head,
Soon gave me to know I had nothing to dread;

~ Clement C. Moore ~

Illustration by Jessie Willcox Smith, 1912.

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