Edward Lear

(12 May 1812 – 29 January 1888 / London / England)

Edward Lear Poems

1. Limerick: There Was An Old Man Of Tobago 4/14/2010
2. Limerick: There Was An Old Person Of Basing 4/14/2010
3. Limerick: There Was An Old Person Of Cadiz 4/14/2010
4. Limerick: There Was An Old Person Of Paxo 4/14/2010
5. Limerick: There Was An Old Person Of Philæ, 4/14/2010
6. Limerick: There Was An Old Person Of Rheims 4/14/2010
7. Limerick: There Was An Old Person Of Tring 4/14/2010
8. Limerick: There Was An Old Person Of Wick 4/14/2010
9. Limerick:There Was An Old Man Of Marseilles 4/14/2010
10. Limerick:There Was An Old Man At A Casement 4/14/2010
11. Limerick:There Was An Old Person Of Berlin 4/14/2010
12. Limerick:There Was An Old Person Of Burton 4/14/2010
13. Limerick:There Was An Old Person Of Cheadle 4/14/2010
14. Limerick:There Was An Old Person Of Ems 4/14/2010
15. Limerick:There Was An Old Person Of Anerley 4/14/2010
16. Limerick:There Was An Old Man Of The Cape 4/14/2010
17. Limerick:There Was A Young Lady Of Welling 4/14/2010
18. Limerick:There Was A Young Lady Of Parma 4/14/2010
19. Limerick: There Was An Old Person Of Bangor 4/14/2010
20. Limerick: There Was An Old Man Of Vesuvius, 4/14/2010
21. Limerick: There Was An Old Man Of The Wrekin 4/14/2010
22. Limerick: There Was An Old Man Of Vienna 4/14/2010
23. Limerick: There Was An Old Man On Some Rocks, 4/14/2010
24. Limerick: There Was An Old Person Of Buda 4/14/2010
25. Limerick: There Was An Old Person Of Chili 4/14/2010
26. Limerick: There Was An Old Person Of Dover 4/14/2010
27. Limerick: There Was An Old Person Of Dutton 4/14/2010
28. Limerick: There Was An Old Person Of Leeds 4/14/2010
29. Limerick: There Was An Old Person Of Troy 4/14/2010
30. Limerick:There Was An Old Man Of Aôsta 4/14/2010
31. Limerick:There Was An Old Man Of Calcutta 4/14/2010
32. Limerick: There Was An Old Man Of Apulia 4/14/2010
33. Limerick: There Was An Old Man Of Moldavia 4/14/2010
34. Limerick: There Was An Old Man Of The South 4/14/2010
35. Limerick: There Was An Old Man Of The West 4/14/2010
36. Limerick: There Was An Old Man Of The Hague 4/14/2010
37. Limerick: There Was An Old Man Of Kamschatka 4/14/2010
38. Limerick: There Was An Old Man Of Kildare 4/14/2010
39. Limerick: There Was An Old Man Of Leghorn 4/14/2010
40. Limerick: There Was An Old Lady Of Winchelsea 4/14/2010
Best Poem of Edward Lear

The Owl And The Pussy-Cat

The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea
In a beautiful pea green boat,
They took some honey, and plenty of money,
Wrapped up in a five pound note.
The Owl looked up to the stars above,
And sang to a small guitar,
'O lovely Pussy! O Pussy my love,
What a beautiful Pussy you are,
You are,
You are!
What a beautiful Pussy you are!'

Pussy said to the Owl, 'You elegant fowl!
How charmingly sweet you sing!
O let us be married! too long we have tarried:
But what shall we do for a ring?'
They sailed away, for a year and a day,
To the land where the ...

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The Jumblies

They went to sea in a Sieve, they did,
In a Sieve they went to sea:
In spite of all their friends could say,
On a winter's morn, on a stormy day,
In a Sieve they went to sea!
And when the Sieve turned round and round,
And every one cried, `You'll all be drowned!'
They called aloud, `Our Sieve ain't big,
But we don't care a button! we don't care a fig!

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