Edward Lear Quote

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!"


Book of Nonsense, Limerick 1 (1846).

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...