Edmund Clerihew Bentley
Edmund Clerihew Bentley Poems
- Chapman & Hall - Clerihew Chapman & Hall Swore not at all.
- Edward the Confessor - Clerihe... Edward the Confessor Slept ...
- Father Brown - Clerihew Father Brown Gained wide renown.
- George the Third - Clerihew George the Third Ought never to ...
- John Stuart Mill - Clerihew John Stuart Mill, By a mighty ...
- Sir Christopher Wren - Clerihe... 'Sir Christopher Wren Said, ...
- Sir Humphry Davy - Clerihew Sir Humphry Davy Abominated ...
Edmund Clerihew Bentley (10 July 1875 – 30 March 1956) was a popular English novelist and humorist of the early twentieth century, and the inventor of the clerihew, an irregular form of humorous verse on biographical topics.
Born in London, and educated at St Paul's School and Merton College, Oxford, Edmund's father John Edmund Bentley, was professionally a civil servant but was also a ... more »
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''Between what matters and what seems to matter, how should the world we know judge wisely?''E.C. (Edmund Clerihew) Bentley (1875-1956), British novelist, journalist. Trent's Last Case (1912). Opening words.
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Sir Humphry Davy - Clerihew
Sir Humphry Davy
He lived in the odium
Of having discovered sodium.