Edward Lear

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

Limerick: There Was An Old Man Who Supposed - Poem by Edward Lear

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There was an Old Man who supposed,
That the street door was partially closed;
But some very large rats,
Ate his coats and his hats,
While that futile old gentleman dozed.

Form: Limerick


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 14, 2010



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