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Edward Lear

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

Limerick: There Was an Old Man who Supposed


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.

Submitted: Wednesday, April 14, 2010

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