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A Book Of Nonsense

Auhtor: Edward Lear

Language: english
Published: 1862

Genres:

humor,  poetry
Downloads: 77
eBook size: 234Kb

Review by Stephen M. Charme, August 2006


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Book Of Nonsense':

Edward Lear (12 May 1812 ? 29 January 1888) was an English artist illustrator author and poet renowned today primarily for his literary nonsense in poetry and prose and especially his limericks a form that he popularised.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Book Of Nonsense':


... eBook, A Book of Nonsense, by Edward Lear. Title: A Book of Nonsense. Author: Edward Lear. Release Date: October 8, 2004 [eBook #13646]. E-text ...
... was an Old Derry down Derry, who loved to see little folks merry. So he made them a Book, and with laughter they shook. At the fun of ...
... on the Cat, and said, Granny, burn that. You incongruous Old Woman of Smyrna.. [Illustration]. There was an Old Man on a hill,. Who seldom, if ...
... bore. So they smashed that Old Man with a gong. [Illustration]. There was an Old Man of Kilkenny,. Who never had more than a penny. He spent ...
... replied, Yes, it does. It's a regular brute of a Bee.. [Illustration]. There was an Old Lady of Chertsey,. Who made a remarkable curtsey. She ...
... played several tunes with her chin. [Illustration]. There was an Old Man with a flute,-. A sarpint ran into his boot. But he played ...
... of figs, That lively Old Person of Ischia. [Illustration]. There was an Old Man of Vienna,. Who lived upon Tincture of Senna. When that did ...
... had the most curious behavior. For while he was able, he slept on a table,. That funny Old Man of Moldavia. [Illustration]. There was an Old ...
... he very soon went back to Dover. [Illustration]. There was an Old Person of Leeds,. Whose head was infested with beads. She sat on ...
... was always polite to all ladies. But in handing his daughter, he fell into the water,. Which drowned that Old Person of Cadiz. [Illustration]. There ...
... perfectly green,. Upon which he relinquished those habits. [Illustration]. There was an Old Man of the West,. Who wore a pale plum-colored vest. When ...
... was an Old Man of Marseilles,. Whose daughters wore bottle-green veils:. They caught several Fish, which they put in a dish,. And ...
... an Old Lady, whose conduct was steady,. To carry that wonderful nose. [Illustration]. There was a Young Lady of Norway,. Who casually sat ...
... amusing Young Lady of Bute. [Illustration]. There was an Old Person of Philoe,. Whose conduct was scroobious and wily. He rushed up a ...
... cured that Old Person of Prague. [Illustration]. There was an Old Man of Peru,. Who watched his wife making a stew. But once, by mistake, in ...
... was an Old Person of Mold,. Who shrank from sensations of cold. So he purchased some muffs, some furs, and some fluffs, And wrapped himself ...
... every evening in June,. That ecstatic Old Person of Tring. [Illustration]. There was an Old Man of Nepaul,. From his horse had a terrible ...
... doubtful Old Man of th' Abruzzi. [Illustration]. There was an Old Man of Calcutta,. Who perpetually ate bread and butter. Till a great bit ...
... pleasant to see you at present, You stupid Old Man of Melrose.. [Illustration]. There was an Old Man of the Dee,. Who was sadly annoyed by a Flea. When ...
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