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Edward Lear

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

Limerick: There was an old man who felt pert


There was an old man who felt pert
When he wore a pale rose-coloured shirt.
When they said 'Is it pleasant?'
He cried 'Not at present--
It's a little to short -- is my shirt!'

Submitted: Wednesday, April 14, 2010

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