Edward Lear

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

Limerick:There was an Old Person from Gretna


There was an Old Person from Gretna,
Who rushed down the crater of Etna;
When they said, 'Is it hot?'
He replied, 'No, it's not!'
That mendacious Old Person of Gretna.

Submitted: Wednesday, April 14, 2010

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