The clerihew about Cervantes/Dante was from the pen of G.K. Chesterton.
On page 43 of the facsilile edition of "the notebook" (The First Clerihews) it is associated with the gavel, and that was Chesterton's icon in the notebook.
~ John Peterson
Monday, August 08, 2005
Correction: More Clerihew
A correction has been made to the More Clerihew post of July 30. Thank you, Mr. Peterson, for catching this.
Posted by Joe at 10:32 AM