William Cosmo Monkhouse

(1840 - 1901 / England)

Limerick: There Once Was an Old Man of Lyme Poem by William Cosmo Monkhouse


There once was an old man of Lyme
Who married three wives at a time,
When asked, 'Why a third?'
He replied, 'One's absurd!
And bigamy, sir, is a crime.

Submitted: Thursday, April 08, 2010

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