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Lear's book of nonsense

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Title:
Lear's book of nonsense
Series Title:
Warne's juvenile drolleries
Added title page title:
Book of nonsense
Creator:
Lear, Edward, 1812-1888 ( Author, Primary )
Frederick Warne and Co ( Publisher )
Scribner, Welford, and Co ( Publisher )
Place of Publication:
London
New York
Publisher:
Frederick Warne & Co.
Scribner, Welford and Co.
Publication Date:
Language:
English
Physical Description:
[12] leaves : col. ill. ; 27 cm.

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Nonsense verses, English ( lcsh )
Nonsense verse -- 1880 ( rbgenr )
Limericks -- 1880 ( rbgenr )
Publishers' advertisements -- 1880 ( rbgenr )
Bldn -- 1880
Genre:
Nonsense verse ( rbgenr )
Limericks ( rbgenr )
Publishers' advertisements ( rbgenr )
poetry ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage:
England -- London
United States -- New York -- New York
Target Audience:
juvenile ( marctarget )

Notes

General Note:
Title from cover.
General Note:
"1s.; or, Mounted, 2s."--At head of title on cover.
General Note:
Two red eight-pointed stars, below title on cover.
General Note:
First limerick begins: "There was an Old Man of the North ..."
Funding:
Preservation and Access for American and British Children's Literature, 1870-1889 (NEH PA-50860-00).

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University of Florida
Holding Location:
Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature in the Department of Special Collections and Area Studies, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
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WARNE’S JUVENILE DROLLERIES. 1s.; or, Mounted, 2s.



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There was an Old Man of the Nile, who sharpened his nails with a file,
Till he cut off his thumbs, and said calmly, ‘ This comes
Of sharpening one’s nails with a file! ”

There was at Old Man of Whitehaven, who danced a quadrille with a Raven;
But they said, “It’s absurd to encourage this bird!”
So they smashed that Old Man of Whitehaven.



















There was an Old Man Coblenz, the length of : whose legs was immense ;
He went with one prance from Turkey to France,
That surprising Old Man of Coblenz.




There was an Old Man on some rocks, who shut his Wife up in a box :
When she said, ‘“ Let me out,” he exclaimed, ‘“‘ Without doubt
You will pass all your life in that box.” °







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There was an Old Person of Cromer, who stood on one leg to read Homer;
When he found he grew stiff, he jumped over the cliff,
Which concluded that Person of Cromer.



There was a Young Lady of Hull, who was chased by a virulent Bull;
But she seized on a spade, and called out, “‘ Who’s afraid!”
Which distracted that virulent Bull.







There was an Old Man of Ces mie never knew what he ctontd do ;
So he rushed up and down, till the sun made him brown,

That bewildered Old Man of Corfu.







-

There was an Old Lady whose folly induced There was a Young Lady of Poole, whose soup was
her to sit in a holly, excessively cool ;

Whereon, by a thorn, her dress being torn, So she put it to boil by the aid of some oil,

She quickly became melancholy. That ingenious Young Lady of Poole.





There was a Young Lady of Norway, who casually
sat in a doorway ;

np | When the door squeezed her flat, she exclaimed,

‘What of that?”

This courageous Young Lady of Norway.

There was a Young Person of Crete, whose
toilette was far from complete ;
She dressed in a sack, spickle-speckled wit
black,
That ombliferous person of Crete.



There was an Old Person of Rhodes, who strongly objected to toads ;
He paid several cousins to catch them by dozens,
That futile Old Person of Rhodes.









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There was an Old i of cede, whose head was infested with beads ;
She sat on a stool, and ate gooseberry-fool,
Which agreed with that person of Leeds.



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There was a Young Pewan of Smyrna, mlioce Coin@niaer Tire onet to burn her;
But she seized on the Cat, and said, ‘‘ Granny, burn that!
You incongruous Old Woman of Smyrna!”







There was an Old Man of Cape Horn, who wished he had never been born ;
So he sat on a chair till he died of despair,
That dolorous Man of Cape Horn.





- There was an Old Person of Rheims, who was troubled with horritie dregs
So to keep him awake they fed him with cake,
Which amused that Old Person of Rheims.





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There was an Old Man of Nee outhh akg iad en immoderate mouth ;
But in swallowing a dish that was quite full of Fish,
He was choked, that Old Man of the South.



There was an Old Man with a flute,—a “sarpint ” ran into his boot!
But he played day and night, till the “sarpint” took flight,
And avoided that man with a flute.





There was an Old Man of Vesuvius, who studied the works of Vitruvius ;
When the flames burnt his book, to drinking he took,
That morbid Old Man of Vesuvius.



There was an Old Man of Pohgunia, whose daughter ee christened Euphemia ;
But one day, to his grief, she married a thief,
Which grieved that Old Man of Bohemia.





There was an Old Man of the Dee, who was sadly annoyed by a Flea;
When he said, “I will scratch it!’ they gave him a hatchet,
Which grieved that Old Man of the Dee.





There was an Old Man of Calcutta, who perpetually ate bread and but
Till a great bit of muffin, on which he was stuffing,
Choked that horrid Old Man of Calcutta.

ter ;











There was an Old Man of Jamaica, who suddenly married a Quaker ;
But she cried out, ‘Oh, lack! I have married a black!”
Which distressed that Old Man of Jamaica.



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There was an Old Person of Bangor, whose face was distorted with anger ;
He tore off his boots, and subsisted on roots,
That borascible Person of Bangor.










There was an Old Man of the Hague, whose ideas were excessively vague ;
He built a balloon to examine the moon,

That deluded Old Man of the Hague.











There was an Old Man who said, ‘‘ Hush! I perceive a young bird in this bush!”
When they said, “Is it small?’ he replied, ‘‘ Not at all!

It is four times as big as the bush!”















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2. COCK ROBIN (Deatit anv BuRIAL) 11. JACK IN THE BOX 19. GULLIVER’S TRAVELS \
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5. DOGS 14. CINDERELLA 22, NORSERY LULLABIES | a
6. THE BOOK OF TRADES . 15. THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT 23. THE ROBINS i | 1
7. THE CHILDREN IN THE WOOD 16. NURSERY RHYME ALPHABET 24. THE SILLY TITTLE BAA-LAMB
8. THE SUNDAY A BC 17. COCK ROBIN’S COURTSHIP AND 25. THE TINY TEA PARTY
' 9, EDITH’S ALPHABET MARRIAGE : |
*,* These Toy Books are produced at a very large outlay, on thick hard paper, in the best style of Colour Printing,
with the determination of having them better than any yet published.
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In Imperial 16mo., 8d. each, picture covers, each containing Six large Plates printed in Six Colours; or on Linen, 6d. each. ;
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A COMPLETELY NEW SERIES OF ~- NURSERY FAVOURITES,” $
IN [HE BEST STYLE OF COLOUR PRINTING, FROM ORIGINAL DESIGNS, BY FIRST-CLASS ARTISTS.
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RED RIDING HOOD THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT NURSERY DITTIES
LITTLE TOTTI A, APPLE PIE MOTHER HUBBARD
5 CINDERELLA DOMESTIC ANIMALS COCK ROBIN —
es ~ ROYAL ALPLABET NURSERY SUNGS : NURSERY RHYMES
SECOND »=RIES, COMPRISING
FROG WHO WOULD A-WOOING GO PUSS IN BOOTS i THE THREE BEARS ;
THE THREE LITTLE PIGS DAME TROT AND HER CAT JACK.AND THE BEAN STALK ;
SING-A-SONG OF SIXPENCE THE OLD. WOMAN AND LER PIG DIAMONDS AND TOADS >
THE UGLY DUCKLING : TOM THUMB HOP QO’ MY THUMB

What has been done by AUNT LOUISA’S TOY BOOKS at Js,, and WARNE’S LARGE PICTURE TOYS at 6d, has, with greater
perfection than in either of these now celebrated Series, been accomplished in these THREEPENNY BOOKS—yiz. ny
making them the very Best and Cie Nursery Books ever published,

| WARNE'S PICTURE PLAYMATE,| | WARNE’S PICTURE PUZZLE TOY BOOKS.

In large crown 8vo., price 33. 6d each, cloth gilt. : Printed in Colours by Kronheim, and full descriptions.
With Horty-cight pages of Illustrations printed in Colours.

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COCK ROBIN’S DEATH, &c. | DOGS : 1, THE HOw ee “
es Ge HA BET 2. THE NURSERY PLAY BOOK ¢
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EDITH’S ALPHABET OUR PETS 3. OUR HOLIDAYS
CHILDREN IN THE WOOD CINDERELLA £
JACK IN THE BOX PUNCH AND JUDY 4. HOLIDAY FUN
Third Series, Comprising
HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT BOOK OF TRADES 5. OUR KINGS AND QUEENS z
COCK ROBIN’S COURTSHIP ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS 5 ;
SUNDAY ALPHABET NURSERY RHYMES 6. THE DOLL AND HER DRESSES |
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NURSERY. NUMBERS | TE ROBINS 7, THE BOOK OF TRADES
BANQUET OF BIRDS } SELLY LIPTLE BA-A 2
NURSERY LULLABIES | OW TINY TEA PARTY | 8. THE HORSE

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LONDON :-FREDER\:CK WARNE & CO., BEDFORD STREET, COVENT GARDEN.
NEW YORE:—SCRIBNER, WELFORD, & Co.







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There was an Old Man of the Hague, whose ideas were excessively vague; He built a balloon to examine the moon, That deluded Old Man of the Hague. There was an Old Man who said, "Hush! I perceive a young bird in this bush I" When they said, "Is it small? he replied, "Not at all! It is four times as big as the bush! 6



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There was an Old Man of Cape Horn, who wished he had never been born; So he sat on a chair till he died of despair, That dolorous Man of Cape Horn. There was an Old Person of Rheims, who was troubled with horrible dreams; So to keep him awake they fed him with cake, Which amused that Old Person of Rheims. 5



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There was an Old Person of Leeds, whose head was infested with beads; She sat on a stool, and ate gooseberry-fool, Which agreed with that person of Leeds. There was a Young Person of Smyrna, whose Grandmother threatened to burn her; But she seized on the Cat, and said, Granny, burn that! You incongruous Old Woman of Smyrna!



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There was an Old Man of the South, who had an immoderate mouth; But in swallowing a dish that was quite full of Fish, He was choked, that Old Man of the South. There was an Old Man with a flute,-a "sarpint ran into his boot! But he played day and night, till the "sarpint" took flight, And avoided that man with a flute.



PAGE 1

There was an Old Man of Vesuvius, who studied the works of Vitruvius; When the flames burnt his book, to drinking he took, That morbid Old Man of Vesuvius. There was an Old Man of Bohemia, whose daughter was christened Euphemia; But one day, to his grief, she married a thief, Which grieved that Old Man of Bohemia.



PAGE 1

There was an Old Man of the Nile, who sharpened his nails with a file, Till he cut off his thumbs, and said calmly, This comes Of sharpening one's nails with a file !" There was an Old Man of Whitehaven, who danced a quadrille with a Raven; But they said, "It's absurd to encourage this bird!" So they smashed that Old Man of Whitehaven.



PAGE 1

There was an Old Man of the Dee, who was sadly annoyed by a Flea; When he said, I will scratch it! they gave him a hatchet, Which grieved that Old Man of the Dee. There was an Old Man of Calcutta, who perpetually ate bread and butter; Till a great bit of muffin, on which he was stuffing, Choked that horrid Old Man of Calcutta.



PAGE 1

There was a Young Person of Crete, whose There was a Young Lady of Norway, who casually toilette was far from complete; sat in a doorway; She dressed in a sack, spickle-speckled with When the door squeezed her flat, she exclaimed, black, "What of that That ombliferous person of Crete. This courageous Young Lady of Norway. There was an Old Person of Rhodes, who strongly objected to toads; He paid several cousins to catch them by dozens, That futile Old Person of Rhodes.



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There was an Old Person of Cromer, who stood on one leg to read Homer; "When he found he grew stiff, he jumped over the cliff, Which concluded that Person of Cromer. There was a Young Lady of Hull, who was chased by a virulent Bull; But she seized on a spade, and called out, Who's afraid! Which distracted that virulent Bull.



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WARNE’S JUVENILE DROLLERIES. 1s.; or, Mounted, 2s.



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There was an Old Man of the Nile, who sharpened his nails with a file,
Till he cut off his thumbs, and said calmly, ‘ This comes
Of sharpening one’s nails with a file! ”

There was at Old Man of Whitehaven, who danced a quadrille with a Raven;
But they said, “It’s absurd to encourage this bird!”
So they smashed that Old Man of Whitehaven.
















There was an Old Man Coblenz, the length of : whose legs was immense ;
He went with one prance from Turkey to France,
That surprising Old Man of Coblenz.




There was an Old Man on some rocks, who shut his Wife up in a box :
When she said, ‘“ Let me out,” he exclaimed, ‘“‘ Without doubt
You will pass all your life in that box.” °




SSS

There was an Old Person of Cromer, who stood on one leg to read Homer;
When he found he grew stiff, he jumped over the cliff,
Which concluded that Person of Cromer.



There was a Young Lady of Hull, who was chased by a virulent Bull;
But she seized on a spade, and called out, “‘ Who’s afraid!”
Which distracted that virulent Bull.




There was an Old Man of Ces mie never knew what he ctontd do ;
So he rushed up and down, till the sun made him brown,

That bewildered Old Man of Corfu.







-

There was an Old Lady whose folly induced There was a Young Lady of Poole, whose soup was
her to sit in a holly, excessively cool ;

Whereon, by a thorn, her dress being torn, So she put it to boil by the aid of some oil,

She quickly became melancholy. That ingenious Young Lady of Poole.


There was a Young Lady of Norway, who casually
sat in a doorway ;

np | When the door squeezed her flat, she exclaimed,

‘What of that?”

This courageous Young Lady of Norway.

There was a Young Person of Crete, whose
toilette was far from complete ;
She dressed in a sack, spickle-speckled wit
black,
That ombliferous person of Crete.



There was an Old Person of Rhodes, who strongly objected to toads ;
He paid several cousins to catch them by dozens,
That futile Old Person of Rhodes.






ae

There was an Old i of cede, whose head was infested with beads ;
She sat on a stool, and ate gooseberry-fool,
Which agreed with that person of Leeds.



| wT



There was a Young Pewan of Smyrna, mlioce Coin@niaer Tire onet to burn her;
But she seized on the Cat, and said, ‘‘ Granny, burn that!
You incongruous Old Woman of Smyrna!”




There was an Old Man of Cape Horn, who wished he had never been born ;
So he sat on a chair till he died of despair,
That dolorous Man of Cape Horn.





- There was an Old Person of Rheims, who was troubled with horritie dregs
So to keep him awake they fed him with cake,
Which amused that Old Person of Rheims.


i <—| y
Pad
qavty "“e



There was an Old Man of Nee outhh akg iad en immoderate mouth ;
But in swallowing a dish that was quite full of Fish,
He was choked, that Old Man of the South.



There was an Old Man with a flute,—a “sarpint ” ran into his boot!
But he played day and night, till the “sarpint” took flight,
And avoided that man with a flute.


There was an Old Man of Vesuvius, who studied the works of Vitruvius ;
When the flames burnt his book, to drinking he took,
That morbid Old Man of Vesuvius.



There was an Old Man of Pohgunia, whose daughter ee christened Euphemia ;
But one day, to his grief, she married a thief,
Which grieved that Old Man of Bohemia.


There was an Old Man of the Dee, who was sadly annoyed by a Flea;
When he said, “I will scratch it!’ they gave him a hatchet,
Which grieved that Old Man of the Dee.





There was an Old Man of Calcutta, who perpetually ate bread and but
Till a great bit of muffin, on which he was stuffing,
Choked that horrid Old Man of Calcutta.

ter ;








There was an Old Man of Jamaica, who suddenly married a Quaker ;
But she cried out, ‘Oh, lack! I have married a black!”
Which distressed that Old Man of Jamaica.



‘ inert eo FCT















There was an Old Person of Bangor, whose face was distorted with anger ;
He tore off his boots, and subsisted on roots,
That borascible Person of Bangor.







There was an Old Man of the Hague, whose ideas were excessively vague ;
He built a balloon to examine the moon,

That deluded Old Man of the Hague.











There was an Old Man who said, ‘‘ Hush! I perceive a young bird in this bush!”
When they said, “Is it small?’ he replied, ‘‘ Not at all!

It is four times as big as the bush!”












ie Seles
|
WARNES NURSERY LITERATURE.
« Plenty to praise in * Warne’s Nursery Literature.’ The artistic character of their publications is near |
perfection.” — Dairy TeLugrapn. Lesh a
““Warne’s Toy Books bear away the palm from all competitors.”—Artas. |
eign See a ‘|
3c 1 I
WARNE’S LARGE PICTURE TOY BOOKS. | %
In large crown 8v0., price 64. each, with handsome wrapper ; or mounted with linen, 1s. each. i
1. LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD 10. THE OBJECT ALPHABET 18. ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS "
2. COCK ROBIN (Deatit anv BuRIAL) 11. JACK IN THE BOX 19. GULLIVER’S TRAVELS \
3. HORSES 12, OUR PETS 20. NURSERY NUMBERS \
4, OLD MOTHER HUBBARD 13. PUNCH! AND JUDY 21. BANQUET OF BIRDS |
5. DOGS 14. CINDERELLA 22, NORSERY LULLABIES | a
6. THE BOOK OF TRADES . 15. THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT 23. THE ROBINS i | 1
7. THE CHILDREN IN THE WOOD 16. NURSERY RHYME ALPHABET 24. THE SILLY TITTLE BAA-LAMB
8. THE SUNDAY A BC 17. COCK ROBIN’S COURTSHIP AND 25. THE TINY TEA PARTY
' 9, EDITH’S ALPHABET MARRIAGE : |
*,* These Toy Books are produced at a very large outlay, on thick hard paper, in the best style of Colour Printing,
with the determination of having them better than any yet published.
2 om :
AUNT FRIENDLY’S TOY BOOKS. :
In Imperial 16mo., 8d. each, picture covers, each containing Six large Plates printed in Six Colours; or on Linen, 6d. each. ;
f 66 ee
A COMPLETELY NEW SERIES OF ~- NURSERY FAVOURITES,” $
IN [HE BEST STYLE OF COLOUR PRINTING, FROM ORIGINAL DESIGNS, BY FIRST-CLASS ARTISTS.
: First SERIES, COMPRISING
RED RIDING HOOD THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT NURSERY DITTIES
LITTLE TOTTI A, APPLE PIE MOTHER HUBBARD
5 CINDERELLA DOMESTIC ANIMALS COCK ROBIN —
es ~ ROYAL ALPLABET NURSERY SUNGS : NURSERY RHYMES
SECOND »=RIES, COMPRISING
FROG WHO WOULD A-WOOING GO PUSS IN BOOTS i THE THREE BEARS ;
THE THREE LITTLE PIGS DAME TROT AND HER CAT JACK.AND THE BEAN STALK ;
SING-A-SONG OF SIXPENCE THE OLD. WOMAN AND LER PIG DIAMONDS AND TOADS >
THE UGLY DUCKLING : TOM THUMB HOP QO’ MY THUMB

What has been done by AUNT LOUISA’S TOY BOOKS at Js,, and WARNE’S LARGE PICTURE TOYS at 6d, has, with greater
perfection than in either of these now celebrated Series, been accomplished in these THREEPENNY BOOKS—yiz. ny
making them the very Best and Cie Nursery Books ever published,

| WARNE'S PICTURE PLAYMATE,| | WARNE’S PICTURE PUZZLE TOY BOOKS.

In large crown 8vo., price 33. 6d each, cloth gilt. : Printed in Colours by Kronheim, and full descriptions.
With Horty-cight pages of Illustrations printed in Colours.

First Series, Comprising



Demy 40, price 1s. each; or mounted with Linen 23. each.





=
LA, LAS SR SNe
* \
‘ fet s wa aa NERS
. \ (ie caseiee 4 ieee s ae

RED RIDING HOOD OLD MOTHER HUBBARD
COCK ROBIN’S DEATH, &c. | DOGS : 1, THE HOw ee “
es Ge HA BET 2. THE NURSERY PLAY BOOK ¢
Second Series, Comprising 3 ee
EDITH’S ALPHABET OUR PETS 3. OUR HOLIDAYS
CHILDREN IN THE WOOD CINDERELLA £
JACK IN THE BOX PUNCH AND JUDY 4. HOLIDAY FUN
Third Series, Comprising
HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT BOOK OF TRADES 5. OUR KINGS AND QUEENS z
COCK ROBIN’S COURTSHIP ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS 5 ;
SUNDAY ALPHABET NURSERY RHYMES 6. THE DOLL AND HER DRESSES |
-Â¥ Fourth Series, Comprising ;
NURSERY. NUMBERS | TE ROBINS 7, THE BOOK OF TRADES
BANQUET OF BIRDS } SELLY LIPTLE BA-A 2
NURSERY LULLABIES | OW TINY TEA PARTY | 8. THE HORSE

a

et eye ng ce ae" Mane Nag tee? a ya Paget Ren at” nas ed" Can eh tage tence” “ce cet" ty ett Ataget ay get heact™ “to cet es Mee goon

LONDON :-FREDER\:CK WARNE & CO., BEDFORD STREET, COVENT GARDEN.
NEW YORE:—SCRIBNER, WELFORD, & Co.








PAGE 1

There was an Old Man of Jamaica, who suddenly married a Quaker; But she cried out, "Oh, lack! I have married a black! "Which distressed that Old Man of Jamaica. There was an Old Person of Bangor, whose face was distorted with anger; He tore off his boots, and subsisted on roots, That borascible Person of Bangor.



PAGE 1

There was an Old Man of Corfu, who never knew what he should do; So he rushed up and down, till the sun made him brown, That bewildered Old Man of Corfu. There was an Old Lady whose folly induced There was a Young Lady of Poole, whose soup was her to sit in a holly, excessively cool; Whereon, by a thorn, her dress being torn, So she put it to boil by the aid of some oil, She quickly became melancholy. That ingenious Young Lady of Poole.



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There was an Old Man of Coblenz, the length of whose legs was immense; He went with one prance from Turkey to France, That surprising Old Man of Coblenz. There was an Old Man on some rocks, who shut his Wife up in a box: When she said, "Let me out," he exclaimed, Without doubt You will pass all your life in that box."