• Whoe'er has gone thro' London street, Has seen a butcher gazing at his meat, And how he keeps Gloating upon a sheep's Or bullock's personals, as if his own; How he admires his halves And quarters--and his calves, As if in truth upon his own legs grown.

    Thomas Hood (2016). “Delphi Complete Poetical Works of Thomas Hood (Illustrated)”, p.190, Delphi Classics