Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.
Lewis Carroll (183298)
The time has come, the Walrus said, To talk of many things: Of shoesand shipsand sealing-wax Of cabbagesand kings And why the sea is boiling hot And whether pigs have wings.
LEWIS CARROLL (Charles L. Dodgson), The Walrus and the Carpenter, stanza 11, Through the Looking-Glass, chapter 4.Logical Nonsense: The Works of Lewis Carroll, ed. Philip C. Blackburn and Lionel White, p. 188 (1934). First published in 1871.