Edward Lear Quote

Below the high Cathedral stairs,
Lie the remains of Agnes Pears.
Her name was Wiggs; it was not Pears.
But Pears was put to rhyme with stairs.


Diary, entry for 20 April 1887

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Below the high Cathedral stairs, Lie the remains of Agnes Pears. Her name was Wiggs; it was not Pears. But Pears was put to rhyme with stairs.

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Below the high Cathedral stairs, Lie the remains of Agnes Pears. Her name was Wiggs; it was not Pears. But Pears was put to rhyme with stairs.

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Below the high Cathedral stairs, Lie the remains of Agnes Pears. Her name was Wiggs; it was not Pears. But Pears was put to rhyme with stairs.

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Below the high Cathedral stairs, Lie the remains of Agnes Pears. Her name was Wiggs; it was not Pears. But Pears was put to rhyme with stairs.