Edward Lear

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

The Jumblies - Poem by Edward Lear

They went to sea in a Sieve, they did,
In a Sieve they went to sea:
In spite of all their friends could say,
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Comments about The Jumblies by Edward Lear

  • (11/26/2017 6:00:00 AM)

    It was really good🐸🐣🐯🐬🐎 (Report)Reply

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  • (9/18/2013 7:52:00 AM)

    Oh this is such a great one. I had it read to me as a kid, and it's still just as magical to me every time I have read it since. (Report)Reply

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  • Linda Hepner (9/2/2012 12:39:00 PM)

    This fantastical poem is not only enchanting but amazingly true for anyone who has returned home after an experience... but I think it's expanded by Tolkein who had the Hobbits return to the Shire where all the narrowness and petty concerns were a price they had to pay for temporary security. (Report)Reply

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