There was an old person of Nice

Edward Lear 1812 (Holloway) – 1888 (Sanremo)



There was an old person of Nice,
  Whose associates were usually Geese.
  They walked out together, in all sorts of weather.
  That affable person of Nice!

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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Scheme ABCA
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 163
Words 28
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 4

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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