Edward Lear's Nonsense Books

Edward Lear's nonsense books complete set - online version

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■     J said, "Some Jam, if spread on bread,
■     J was a jackdaw
■     J was a jug,
■     J was once a jar of jam,
■     J was some Apple Jam,
■     The Judicious Jubilant Jay,
■     K said, "A Kangaroo is here,
■     K was a great new Kite;
■     K was a kingfisher:
■     K was a kite
■     K was once a little kite,
■     The Kicking Kangaroo,
■     King and Queen of the Pelicans we;
■     L said, "A Lamp pray keep alight,
■     L was a fine new Lamp;
■     L was a light
■     L was a lily,
■     L was once a little lark,
■     The Lively Learned Lobster,
■     M said, "A Mulberry or two
■     M was a dish of mince;
■     M was a man,
■     M was a mill
■     M was once a little mouse,
■     The Melodious Meritorious Mouse,
■     Mr. and Mrs. Discobbolos
■     N said, "Some Nuts, if rolled about,
■     N was a net
■     N was a Nut that grew
■     N was a nut
■     N was once a little needle,
■     The Nutcrackers sate by a plate on the table;
■     The Nutritious Newt,
■     O said, "An Owl might make him laugh,
■     O was an orange
■     O was an oyster,
■     O was an Owl who flew
■     O was once a little owl,
■     The Obsequious Ornamental Ostrich,
■     On a little piece of wood,
■     On the Coast of Coromandel
■     On the top of the Crumpetty Tree
■     Once Mr. Daddy Long-legs,
■     Once upon a time, a long while ago, there were four little people whose names were Violet, Slingsby, Guy, and Lionel;
■     The Owl and the Pussy-Cat went to sea
■     P said, "Some Poetry might be read aloud,
■     P was a little Pig,
■     P was a pig,
■     P was a polly,