Edward Lear

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

Limerick: There Was A Young Lady Of Portugal - Poem by Edward Lear

There was a Young Lady of Portugal,
Whose ideas were excessively nautical:
She climbed up a tree,
To examine the sea,
But declared she would never leave Portugal.

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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (1/8/2017 12:02:00 PM)

    Ha ha ha
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 14, 2010



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