Beatrix Potter

(28 July 1866 – 22 December 1943 / London / England)


  • ''I think if she lived in
    A little shoe-house—
    That little old woman was
    Surely a mouse!''
    Beatrix Potter (1866-1943), British writer. The Old Woman (l. 5-8). . . Golden Journey, The; Poems for Young People. Louise Bogan and William Jay Smith, comps. (1965) Reilly & Lee Company.
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Ninny Nanny Netticoat

Ninny Nanny Netticoat,
In a white petticoat,
With a red nose, --
The longer she stands,
The shorter she grows.

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