Alfred Lord Tennyson went to visit Darkest Africa. While on safari, he became separated from the group, and was attacked by Laurie, a lioness who was the mascot of a local village chieftan.
The cat swallowed Tennyson whole, but was stricken with a severe
case of indigestion, and she threw up. The bard found himself back in
the jungle, shaken but alive.
When Laurie returned to the village, she told her master what had happened.
After a while, Tennyson showed up at the village looking
terrible, and seeking help. He related his horrible experience to the
chieftan, who responded saying, "Oh, you must be the poet Laurie ate!"