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Edward Lear

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

Limerick: There was an Old Person of Chili


There was an Old Person of Chili,
Whose conduct was painful and silly,
He sate on the stairs,
Eating apples and pears,
That imprudent Old Person of Chili.

Submitted: Wednesday, April 14, 2010

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