Limerick:There was a Young Lady of Russia

Edward Lear 1812 (Holloway) – 1888 (Sanremo)



There was a Young Lady of Russia,
Who screamed so that no one could hush her;
Her screams were extreme,--
No one heard such a scream
As was screamed by that Lady from Russia.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

Modified on April 06, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme ABCCA
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 178
Words 37
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 5

Edward Lear

Edward Lear was an English artist, illustrator, author and poet, and is known now mostly for his literary nonsense in poetry and prose and especially his limericks, a form he popularised. more…

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