The Walrus and the Carpenter
Were walking close at hand;
They wept like anything to see
Such quantities of sand:
"If this were only cleared away,"
They said, "it would be grand!"
I have never been able to confirm it, but there is a local story that Lewis Carroll was a regular visitor to Redcar, and stayed in a house on the terrace where I live. If true, it may have had an influence on the lines above!