Edward Lear's Nonsense Books

Edward Lear's nonsense books complete set - online version

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Which she painted pea-green, to appear more
That placid old person of Bar.
There was an old man of Cashmere, Whose movements were scroobious and queer; Being slender and tall, he looked over a wall, And perceived two fat ducks of Cashmere.
There was a young person of Kew,
Whose virtues and vices were few;
But with blamable haste she devoured some hot
Which destroyed that young person of Kew.
There was an old person of Cassel,
Whose nose finished off in a tassel;
But they call'd out, "Oh well! don't it look like
a bell!"
Which perplexed that old person of Cassel.