In what way is a lobster more ridiculous than a dog, a cat, a gazelle, a lion, or any other animal you take for a walk? I’m fond of lobsters. They’re peaceful, serious, know the secrets of the deep, don’t bark, and don’t invade our privacy like dogs.

Gérard de Nerval

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On walking with a leashed lobster in the Palais-Royal gardens. From Théophile Gautier, Portraits et Souvenirs Littéraires [1875]

Source: On walking with a leashed lobster in the Palais-Royal gardens. From Théophile Gautier, Portraits et Souvenirs Littéraires [1875]
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