See Slovenly Peter! Here he stands,
With his dirty hair and hands.
See! his nails are never cut;
They are grim’d as black as soot;
No water for many weeks,
Has been near his cheeks;
And the sloven, I declare,
Not once this year has combed his hair!
Anything to me is sweeter
Than to see shock-headed Peter.
From Slovenly Peter: or, Cheerful Stories and Funny Pictures for Good Little Folks,Heinrich Hoffmann, Philadelphia, The John C. Winston Company, 1900.