'And so ad infinitum' (The Life of the Insects)
‘And so ad infinitum’
(The Life of the Insects)
An Entomological Review, in Three Acts
a Prologue and an Epilogue
The authorized translation from the Czech
by Paul Selver
FREELY ADAPTED FOR THE ENGLISH STAGE
BY NIGEL PLAYFAIR AND CLIFFORD BAX
So, Naturalists observe, a flea
Has smaller fleas that on him prey;
And these have smaller still to bite ’em,
And so proceed ad infinitum.’
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
NEW YORKTORONTOMELBOURNECAPE TOWN
First Published 1923
Second Impression 1924
PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN
(In the order of their appearance)
|Other Creepers and Crawlers|
|The Blind Timekeeper||Ants|
|The Chief Engineer|
|The Second Engineer|
|A Signal Officer|
|The Commander-in-Chief of the Yellows, &c.|
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