PROFESSOR O. PROFESSOR H.
H_Y, don’t kick up a scrimmage,
Take these brains, and mark their shape:
Made in Providence’s image,
Man must not be called an Ape.
O-N, I am noways funky,
And maintain that this is true:
Man is really but a Monkey,
Save in moral points of view.
Professor O. Man’s no Monkey.
Professor H. Man’s a Monkey.
Both. From this fix there’s no escape.
Professor O. He is a drunky,
Professor H. He is a flunkey,
Professor O. Who asserts that Man’s an Ape.
Professor H. Who denies that Man's an Ape.
Punch, October 11, 1862, p. 155 .