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Incidents In The Life Of My Uncle Arly

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O my aged Uncle Arly!
Sitting on a heap of Barley
Thro' the silent hours of night,
Close beside a leafy thicket:
On his nose there was a Cricket,
In his hat a Railway-ticket
(But his shoes were far too tight).

Long ago, in youth, he squander'd
All his goods away, and wander'd

To the Tinskoop-hills afar.
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There are many incidents that come in one's life and one such incident that one is so engrossed with may carry him through to the last leaves lasting impact on others to remember with.....very touching and well crafted 10++

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Michelle Benjamin 31 July 2020

great poem really love it Long ago, in youth, he squander'd All his goods away, and wander'd To the Tinskoop-hills afar.

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Dr Antony Theodore 31 July 2020

On a little heap of Barley Died my aged Uncle Arly, And they buried him one night; Close beside the leafy thicket very good poem

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Edward Kofi Louis 31 July 2020

Tight shoes! ! Muse of your uncle, Very busy! Day and night. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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Mahtab Bangalee 31 July 2020

Uncle Arly And the life Under the poetic description Excellently expressed

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Shreya Hacks 31 July 2020

Good storytelling. I like the way it is narrated.

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Rajnish Manga 31 July 2020

Enjoyed the funny poem of Edward Lear. Here is my feedback: Once there was the aged Uncle Arly; Who was sitting on the heap of Barley; Fermenting to make some beer, For himself and also for Mr Lear, They got drunk and cursed Mr Charlie.

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Juhaina Tumlu 31 July 2020

A nice life story of Uncle Arly. Though death is ultimate.

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Susan Williams 07 February 2016

There were some interesting passages here but in the end I sat here wondering what it was all about

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