W. S. Gilbert on Sexual Harassment
From The Mikado by Gilbert and Sullivan:
Our great Mikado, virtuous man,The recent scandals of Herman Cain and Anthony Weiner reminded me of this somehow.
When he to rule our land began,
Resolved to try
A plan whereby
Young men might best be steadied.
So he decreed, in words succinct,
That all who flirted, leered or winked
(Unless connubially linked),
Should forthwith be beheaded …