The Camel and the Arab
AN ARAB Camel-driver, having completed the lading of his Camel, asked him which he would like best, to go up hill or down. The poor beast replied, not without a touch of reason:
Why do you ask me? Is it that the level way through the desert is closed?
WM. L. Allison, New York
Illustrator: Harrison Weir, John Tenniel, Ernest Griset, et.al.