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Edward Lear

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

How pleasant to know Mr. Lear


How pleasant to know Mr. Lear,
Who has written such volumes of stuff.
Some think him ill-tempered and queer,
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  • Rookie - 0 Points Brian Purdy (1/14/2012 9:42:00 AM)

    What splendid fun perpetrated by the inestimable Mr. Lear. Sure, 'nonsense' makes the heart grow fonder, what's the use to sulk and ponder, let imagination skitter, lest our beer turn somewhat bitter, open minds and baggy trousers, read me right, thou soggy browsers. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Julie Senborne (5/1/2006 6:24:00 PM)

    there were alot of wacky words, and it was a bit confusing, but it had an up tempo beat to it, a i really liked it (Report) Reply

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