In Agatha Christie’s short story “The Market Basing Mystery”, Hastings slightly misquotes the anonymous piece of Doggerel verse which in full reads:
The rabbit has a charming face:
Its private life is a disgrace.
I really dare not name to you
The awful things that rabbits do;
Things that your paper never prints –
You only mention them in hints.
They have such lost, degraded souls
No wonder they inhabit holes;
When such depravity is found
It only can live underground.