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Edward Lear was an English artist, illustrator, author and poet, and is known now mostly for his literary nonsense in poetry and prose and especially his limericks, a form he popularised.

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Famous poems by Edward Lear 166 total

Imitation of The Olden Poets
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Limerick: There was a Young Lady of Dorking, 217 ViewsRate it:
The Nutcrackers and the Sugar-Tongs
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Limerick:There was an Old Man with a beard 144 ViewsRate it:
The Quangle Wangle's Hat
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Alphabet Poem
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Limerick: There was a Young Lady whose chin 137 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Man who said, 'Hush! 134 ViewsRate it:
The Duck and the Kangaroo
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The Jumblies
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There Was an Old Man with a Beard 133 ViewsRate it:
The Pobble Who Has No Toes
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Limerick: There was an Old Man with a Nose 123 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was a Young Lady whose nose 123 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Man of the East 122 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Man of the Isles 121 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There Was an Old Man with a Beard 121 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was a Young Lady of Poole 119 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was a Young Lady in White 118 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an old person of Troy 118 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Man of Moldavia 114 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Man of the Wrekin 114 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Man with a flute 114 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Man who, when little 113 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Person of Leeds 113 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Sailor of Compton 113 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was a Young Lady of Norway, 112 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Man of Vienna 112 ViewsRate it:
Limerick:There was a Young Lady of Welling 112 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was a Young Lady of Tyre 110 ViewsRate it:
Limerick:There was an Old Man at a casement 110 ViewsRate it:
The Daddy Long-Legs and the Fly
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Limerick: There was an Old Lady of Chertsey 109 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Man of Kilkenny 109 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an old man whose despair 109 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Person of Mold 109 ViewsRate it:
Limerick:There was an Old Person of Anerley 109 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: The was a Young Lady of Bute 106 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Man of Vesuvius, 106 ViewsRate it:
The Pelican Chorus
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There was an Old Man of Calcutta 105 ViewsRate it:
Limerick:There was a Young Lady of Clare 104 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Man of Jamaica 103 ViewsRate it:
Limerick:There was a Young Lady of Sweden 103 ViewsRate it:
Limerick:There was a Young Lady of Wales 103 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Man in a boat 102 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Man of Bohemia 102 ViewsRate it:
Limerick:There was an Old Man with a owl 102 ViewsRate it:
Nonsense Alphabet
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Limerick: There was an Old Derry down Derry,
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Mrs Jaypher 101 ViewsRate it:
The Courtship of the Yonghy-Bonghy-Bo
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Limerick: There was a Young Lady of Hull 98 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an old Lady of Winchelsea 98 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Person of Basing 98 ViewsRate it:
Limerick:There was an Old Person of Burton 98 ViewsRate it:
Parody of Tennyson'sTo Edward Lear on His Travels in Greece
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Limerick: There was an Old Man of the Dee 97 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was a Young Lady Whose Bonnet 93 ViewsRate it:
Mr. and Mrs.Spikky Sparrow
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The Two Old Bachelors
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Limerick: There was an Old Person of Philæ, 91 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was a Young Lady of Turkey 90 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Person of Tring 89 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Person of Wick 89 ViewsRate it:
Limerick:There was a Young Lady of Parma 89 ViewsRate it:
There was an Old Man of New York 89 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Man of Kildare 87 ViewsRate it:
Calicoe Pie
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Limerick: There was a Young Lady of Portugal
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Limerick: There was an old person of Paxo 86 ViewsRate it:
Limerick:There was an Old Man of the coast 84 ViewsRate it:
Limerick:There was an Old Person of Chester 84 ViewsRate it:
He Lived at Dingle Bank
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Limerick: There was an Old Man of Hong Kong 83 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Person of Rheims 82 ViewsRate it:
There was an old person of Nice 82 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Man of Peru 81 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was Old Man in a pew 81 ViewsRate it:
There was an Old Man of Thermopylae 81 ViewsRate it:
There was an old man on the Border 81 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There Was an Old Man on a Hill 80 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Man of Coblenz 79 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was a Young Lady of Ryde 78 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Man of the Hague 78 ViewsRate it:
Limerick:There was a Young Lady of Lucca 78 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an old man of Tobago 77 ViewsRate it:
Limerick:There was an Old Man of Calcutta 75 ViewsRate it:
Limerick:There was an Old Person of Cheadle 75 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There Was an Old Man who Supposed 74 ViewsRate it:
The Akond of Swat
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Limerick: There was an Old Person of Rhodes 72 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Man who said, 'How 71 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Man of Apulia 70 ViewsRate it:
Incidents in the life of my Uncle Arly
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Limerick: There was an Old Person in Black 70 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Person whose habits, 70 ViewsRate it:
Teapots and Quails 70 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was a young person whose history 69 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Man with a Gong 69 ViewsRate it:
The Dong with a Luminous Nose
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The New Vestments
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Limerick:There was an Old Person from Gretna 67 ViewsRate it:
There was a Young Lady Whose Eyes 65 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Man on some rocks, 64 ViewsRate it:
Limerick:There was an Old Man of Aôsta 62 ViewsRate it:
Limerick:There was an Old Person of Sparta 61 ViewsRate it:
There Was an Old Lady Whose Folly 60 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Man of Columbia 58 ViewsRate it:
Limerick:There was a Young Lady of Russia 58 ViewsRate it:
Limerick:There was an Old Person of Ems 57 ViewsRate it:
Limerick:There was an Old Man of Whitehaven 56 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Person in Gray 52 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Man of Leghorn 51 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an old man who felt pert 51 ViewsRate it:
Mr and Mrs Discobbolos
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Limerick: There was an Old Person of Buda 50 ViewsRate it:
Limerick:There was an Old Lady of Prague 50 ViewsRate it:
Cold are the Crabs
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Limerick: There was a Young Person of Crete 49 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Person of Dutton 49 ViewsRate it:
There Was an Old Man in a Tree 49 ViewsRate it:
Limerick:There was a Young Lady of Troy, 48 ViewsRate it:
Limerick:There was an Old Person of Tartary 48 ViewsRate it:
The Broom, the Shovel, the Poker and the Tongs
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Limerick: There Was an Old Man who said, 45 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Man of Corfu 44 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Man of Cape Horn, 43 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Person of Dover 43 ViewsRate it:
The Cummerbund: An Indian Poem
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Limerick: There was an Old Man of Kamschatka 41 ViewsRate it:
Limerick:There was an Old Man, on whose nose 41 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Man of Melrose 40 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Man of th' Abruzzi 40 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Man of the Nile, 39 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Person of Cadiz 39 ViewsRate it:
How pleasant to know Mr. Lear
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Limerick: There was an Old Person of Chili 38 ViewsRate it:
Limerick:There was an Old Man of the Cape 38 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Man of the North 37 ViewsRate it:
The Table And The Chair
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Limerick: There was an Old Person of Bangor 35 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Man of the South 34 ViewsRate it:
Limerick:There was a Young Girl of Majorca 33 ViewsRate it:
Limerick:There was an Old Person of Berlin 32 ViewsRate it:
Limerick:There was an Old Person of Spain 32 ViewsRate it:
Limerick:There was an Old Man of Marseilles 31 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was a Young Person of Smyrna, 28 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Man of Madras 26 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Man of the West 26 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Man of Dundee 24 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Old Man of Nepaul 24 ViewsRate it:
Limerick:There was an Old Person of Ewell 24 ViewsRate it:
Limerick: There was an Ol Man of Quebec 22 ViewsRate it:
The person of Crete 13 ViewsRate it:
Mr and Mrs Spikky Sparrow
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Book Of Nonsense
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Book Of Nonsense Limerick 100. 1 ViewRate it:
Book Of Nonsense Limerick 102. 1 ViewRate it:
Book Of Nonsense Limerick 103. 1 ViewRate it:
Book Of Nonsense Limerick 104.
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Alphabet, No. 5.
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Alphabet, No. 6.
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Book Of Nonsense Limerick 1. 0 ViewsRate it:
Book Of Nonsense Limerick 10. 0 ViewsRate it:
Book Of Nonsense Limerick 101. 0 ViewsRate it:

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