Edward Lear's Nonsense Books

Edward Lear's nonsense books complete set - online version

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said, "A Quince I recommend,a Quince, or else a Quail."
said, "Some Rats might make him move, if fastened by their tail."
said, "A Song should now be sung, in hopes to make him laugh!"
said, "A Turnip might avail, if sliced or cut in half!"
said, "An Urn, with water hot, place underneath his chin!"
said, "I'll stand upon a chair, and play a Violin!"
said, "Some Whisky-Whizzgigs fetch, some marbles and a ball!"
said, "Some double XX ale would be the best of all!"