He took his vorpal sword in hand;
Long time the manxome foe he sought— (9-10)
So rested he by the Tumtum tree,
And stood awhile in thought. (11-12)
One, two! One, two! And through and through
The vorpal blade went snicker-snack!
He left it dead, and with its head
He went galumphing back. (17-20)