Edward Lear's Nonsense Books

Edward Lear's nonsense books complete set - online version

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■     P was once a little pump,
■     The Perpendicular Purple Polly,
■     The Pobble who has no toes
■     Q said, "A Quince I recommend,
■     Q was a Quince that hung
■     Q was a quail
■     Q was a quill
■     Q was once a little quail,
■     The Queer Querulous Quail,
■     R said, "Some Rats might make him move,
■     R was a Railway Rug
■     R was a rabbit,
■     R was a rattlesnake,
■     R was once a little rose,
■     The Rural Runcible Raven,
■     S said, "A Song should now be sung,
■     S was Papa's new Stick,
■     S was once a little shrimp,
■     S was a screw
■     S was the sugar-tongs,
■     Said the Duck to the Kangaroo,
■     Said the Table to the Chair,
■     The Scroobious Snake,
■     She sate upon her Dobie,
■     T said, "A Turnip might avail,
■     T was a thimble,
■     T was a tortoise,
■     T was a tumbler full
■     T was once a little thrush,
■     There is a young lady, whose nose,
■     There lived an old man in the Kingdom of Tess,
■     There was a Young Girl of Majorca,
■     There was a Young Lady of Bute,
■     There was a Young Lady of Clare,
■     There was a Young Lady of Dorking,
■     There was a Young Lady of Hull,
■     There was a Young Lady of Lucca,
■     There was a Young Lady of Norway,
■     There was a Young Lady of Parma,
■     There was a Young Lady of Poole,
■     There was a Young Lady of Portugal,
■     There was a Young Lady of Russia,
■     There was a Young Lady of Ryde,
■     There was a Young Lady of Sweden,
■     There was a Young Lady of Troy,
■     There was a Young Lady of Turkey,
■     There was a Young Lady of Tyre,
■     There was a Young Lady of Wales,
■     There was a Young Lady of Welling,
■     There was a Young Lady whose bonnet