One and two are not one: but one and nothing is two: Truth can hardly be false, if falsehood cannot be true.
Once the mastodon was: pterodactyls were common as cocks: Then the mammoth was God: now is He a prize ox.
Parallels all things are: yet many of these are askew: You are certainly I: but certainly I am not you.
Springs the rock from the plain, shoots the stream from the rock: Cocks exists for the hen: but hens exist for the cock.
God, whom we see not, is: and God, who is not, we see: Fiddle, we know, is diddle: and diddle, we take it, is dee.
By the sea on a lovely morning strolled a philosopher--one who seeks a magnificent explanation for his insignificance--and there he came upon an oyster lying in its shell upon the sand.
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Publication information: Book title: Hail to Thee, Okoboji U!A Humor Anthology on Higher Education. Contributors: Mark C. Ebersole - Editor. Publisher: Fordham University Press. Place of publication: New York. Publication year: 1992. Page number: 198.