We seek him here, we seek him there,
Those Frenchies seek him everywhere.
Is he in heaven? – Is he in hell?
That damned elusive Pimpernel?

Emma, Baroness Orczy (1865-1947) Hungarian-British author, artist [Emma ("Emmuska") Magdolna Rozália Mária Jozefa Borbála Orczy de Orczi]
The Scarlet Pimpernel, ch. 12 “The Scrap of Paper” (1903)
Added on 6-Oct-08 | Last updated 6-Oct-08
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