Edward Lear's Nonsense Books

Edward Lear's nonsense books complete set - online version

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There was an old man of Dunluce,
Who went out to sea on a goose:
When he'd gone out a mile, he observ'd with a
"It is time to return to Dunluce."
There was an old person of Nice, Whose associates were usually Geese. They walked out together in all sorts of weather, That affable person of Nice!
There was an old man of Dee-side Whose hat was exceedingly wide, But he said, "Do not fail, if it happen to hail, To come under my hat at Dee-side!"
There was a young lady of Greenwich, Whose garments were border'd with Spinach; But a large spotty Calf bit her shawl quite in half, Which alarmed that young lady of Greenwich.