[Mutts, April 19, 2015. Click for a larger view.]
Patrick McDonnell’s Earl is today a canine version of James Joyce’s Stephen Dedalus, who, writing on the flyleaf of a geography book, worked out his place in the order of things. From A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1916):
Class of Elements
Clongowes Wood College
Earth Day is April 22.
[Dig the purple mountain majesties.]