A Book of Nonsense

by Edward Lear

  • # 118 Aug '12
    
A Book of Nonsense
By Edward Lear

    A Book of Nonsense By Edward Lear

  • # 220 Aug '12
    There was an Old Derry down
Derry,

    There was an Old Derry down Derry,

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    who loved to see little
folks merry;

    who loved to see little folks merry;

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    So he made them a Book, and with
laughter they shook

    So he made them a Book, and with laughter they shook

  • # 520 Aug '12
    At the fun
of that Derry down Derry.

    At the fun of that Derry down Derry.

  • # 620 Aug '12
    There was an Old Man with a
nose,

    There was an Old Man with a nose,

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    Who said, "If you choose
to suppose

    Who said, "If you choose to suppose

  • # 820 Aug '12
    That my nose is too long, you are
certainly wrong!"

    That my nose is too long, you are certainly wrong!"

  • # 920 Aug '12
    That
remarkable Man with a nose.

    That remarkable Man with a nose.

  • # 1020 Aug '12
    There was a Young Person of
Smyrna,

    There was a Young Person of Smyrna,

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    Whose Grandmother
threatened to burn her;

    Whose Grandmother threatened to burn her;

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    But she seized on the Cat, and said,
"Granny, burn that!

    But she seized on the Cat, and said, "Granny, burn that!

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    You
incongruous Old Woman of Smyrna!"

    You incongruous Old Woman of Smyrna!"

  • # 1420 Aug '12
    There was an Old Man on a
hill,

    There was an Old Man on a hill,

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    Who seldom, if ever,
stood still;

    Who seldom, if ever, stood still;

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    He ran up and down in his
Grandmother's gown,

    He ran up and down in his Grandmother's gown,

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    Which
adorned that Old Man on a hill.

    Which adorned that Old Man on a hill.

  • # 1820 Aug '12
    There was an Old Person of
Chili,

    There was an Old Person of Chili,