Edward Lear

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

Limerick: There Was An Old Man Of The East - Poem by Edward Lear

There was an Old Man of the East,
Who gave all his children a feast;
But they all ate so much
And their conduct was such
That it killed that Old Man of the East

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 14, 2010



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