Samuel Johnson

(1709 - 1784 / Lichfield / England)

Burlesque - Poem by Samuel Johnson

Of the modern versifications of
ancient legendary tales. - An impromptu.

The tender infant, meek and mild,
Fell down upon the stone:
The nurse took p the squealing child,
But still the child squeal'd on.

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 7, 2010

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