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There Was An Old Man Of The Cape
(1850-1894 / Edinburgh / Scotland)

There Was An Old Man Of The Cape

Poem By Robert Louis Stevenson

There was an old man of the Cape
Who made himself garments of crepe.
When asked, "Do they tear?"
He replied, "Here and there,
But they're perfectly splendid for shape!"

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When asked, " Do they tear? " He replied, " Here and there, But they're perfectly splendid for shape! " smiled after readig it. thank you. tony
very intuitive and very intertaining.
Excellent example of a disciplined limerick.


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