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A Book of Nonsense 1. There was an Old Man with a beard, Who said, "It is just as I feared!— Two Owls and a Hen A Book of Nonsense: Edward LEAR: tangoloji.com: Books /5(57). Jul 08, · BOOK of NONSENSE. BY EDWARD LEAR With all the Original Pictures and Verses There was an Old Derry down Derry, Who loved to see little folks merry; So he made them a book, and with laughter they shook At the fun of that Derry down Derry. FREDERICK WARNE AND CO. LTD. “The Book of Nonsense” by Edward Lear was published in , during the Victorian “Golden Age” of children’s literature, which was really the first time that books for young people were published for the purpose of enjoyment/5. A Book of Nonsense There was an Old Derry down Derry, who loved to see little folks merry; So he made them a book, and with laughter they shook at the fun of that Derry down Derry. The first edition was published by Thomas McLean on 10 February
Edward Lear's nonsense children's limerick poetry, with vintage illustrations. Read funny stories, bedtime stories and poems for kids online at Storyberries. Edward Lear’s A Book of Nonsense was first published in under the pseudonym ‘Derry down Derry’. The limericks and illustrations (which Lear himself drew) were adapted from those Lear produced to amuse the children of Lord Stanley while he was staying with the family at Knowsley. [Home] [Table of Contents] [Lear's Nonsense Books] Title Page , Edward Lear A Book of Nonsense  There was an Old Man with a beard, Who said, 'It is just as I feared! Two Owls and a Hen, Four Larks and a Wren, Have all built their nests in my beard!' There was a Young Lady of Ryde, Whose shoe-strings were seldom untied. Oct 08, · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.
Book of Nonsense, 1, 10 & 12 - There was an Old Man with a beard There was an Old Man with a beard - The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets. Jabberwocky, a poem (of nonsense verse) found in Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There by Lewis Carroll (), is a nonsense poem written in the English language. The word jabberwocky is also occasionally used as a synonym of nonsense. Nonsense verse is the verse form of literary nonsense, a genre that can manifest in many other ways. A Book of Nonsense is presented here in a high quality paperback edition. This popular classic work by Edward Lear is in the English language A Book of Nonsense: Edward Lear: tangoloji.com: Books/5(57). book of nonsense By Edward Lear There was an Old Derry down Derry, Who loved to see little folks merry; So he made them a Book, And with laughter they shook, At the fun of that Derry down Derry!