There was a young lady of Niger
Who smiled as she rode on a tiger;
They returned from the ride
With the lady inside,
There once was a girl of Lahore,
The same shape behind as before;
As no one knew where
To offer a chair,
There once was an old man of Lyme
Who married three wives at a time,
When asked, "Why a third?"
He replied, "One's absurd!
There was a young lady named Laura,
Who went to the wilds of Angora,
She came back on a goat
With a beautiful coat,
William cosmo Monkhouse was born In London on 18th March 1840.
In 1870-1871 he visited South America in connection with the hospital accommodation for seamen at Valparaiso and, other ports; and he served on different departmental committees, notably that of the Mercantile Marine Fund. He was twice married: first, to Laura, and, secondly, to- L ...