Treasure Island

Edward Lear

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

Limerick:There was an Old Man with a beard


There was an Old Man with a beard,
Who sat on a horse when he reared;
But they said, 'Never mind!
You will fall off behind,
You propitious Old Man with a beard!'

Submitted: Wednesday, April 14, 2010

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