Edward Lear

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

Limerick: There Was An Old Man Of Vesuvius, - Poem by Edward Lear

There was an Old Man of Vesuvius,
Who studied the works of Vitruvius;
When the flames burnt his book,
To drinking he took,
That morbid Old Man of Vesuvius.

Form: Limerick


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 14, 2010



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