Gedichte von Edward Lear

There was a Young Girl of Majorca,
Whose Aunt was a very…

There was a Young Lady of Hull,
Who was chased by a virulent…

There was a Young Lady of Norway,
Who casually sat in a…

There was a Young Lady of Portugal,
Whose ideas were…

There was a Young Lady of Russia,
Who screamed so that no…

There was a Young Lady of Sweden,
Who went by the slow train…

There was a Young Lady of Troy,
Whom several large flies did…

There was a Young Lady of Tyre,
Who swept the loud chords of…

There was a Young Lady of Wales,
Who caught a large Fish…

There was a Young Lady of Welling,
Whose praise all the…

There was a Young Lady whose chin
Resembled the point of a…

There was a Young Lady whose nose
Was so long that it…

There was a Young Person of Smyrna,
Whose Grandmother…

There was an Old Derry down Derry, who loved to see little folks…

There was an Old Lady of Chertsey,
Who made a remarkable…

There was an Old Man in a boat,
Who said, "I'm afloat! I'm…

There was an Old Man in a pew,
Whose waistcoat was spotted…

There was an Old Man in a tree,
Who was horribly bored by a…

There was an Old Man of Apulia,
Whose conduct was very…

There was an Old Man of Berlin,
Whose form was uncommonly…

There was an Old Man of Columbia,
Who was thirsty, and…

There was an Old Man of Jamaica,
Who suddenly married a…

There was an Old Man of Kamschatka,
Who possessed a…

There was an Old Man of Kilkenny,
Who never had more than a…

There was an Old Man of Leghorn,
The smallest that ever was…

There was an Old Man of Madras,
Who rode on a cream-colored…

There was an Old Man of Marseilles,
Whose daughters wore…

There was an Old Man of Moldavia,
Who had the most curious…

There was an Old Man of the Cape,
Who possessed a large…

There was an Old Man of the Coast,
Who placidly sat on a…

There was an Old Man of the East,
Who gave all his children…

There was an Old Man of the Isles,
Whose face was pervaded…

There was an Old Man of the West,
Who never could get any…

There was an Old Man of the West,
Who wore a pale plum-…

There was an Old Man of the Wrekin,
Whose shoes made a…

There was an Old Man of Vienna,
Who lived upon Tincture of…

There was an Old Man of Whitehaven,
Who danced a quadrille…

There was an Old Man on a hill,
Who seldom, if ever, stood…

There was an Old Man on some rocks,
Who shut his Wife up in…

There was an Old Man who said, "How
Shall I flee from this…

There was an Old Man who said, "Hush!
I perceive a young…

There was an Old Man who supposed
That the street door was…

There was an Old Man with a beard,
Who said, "It is just as…

There was an Old Man with a beard,
Who sat on a Horse when…

There was an Old Man with a flute,—
A "sarpint" ran into his…

There was an Old Man with a gong,
Who bumped at it all the…

There was an Old Person of Anerley,
Whose conduct was…

There was an Old Person of Bangor,
Whose face was distorted…

There was an Old Person of Basing,
Whose presence of mind…

There was an Old Person of Buda,
Whose conduct grew ruder…

There was an Old Person of Burton,
Whose answers were rather…

There was an Old Person of Cadiz,
Who was always polite to…

There was an Old Person of Cheadle
Was put in the stocks by…

There was an Old Person of Chester,
Whom several small…

There was an Old Person of Chili,
Whose conduct was painful…

There was an Old Person of Dover,
Who rushed through a field…

There was an Old Person of Dutton,
Whose head was as small…

There was an Old Person of Ems
Who casually fell in the…

There was an Old Person of Gretna,
Who rushed down the…

There was an Old Person of Hurst,
Who drank when he was not…

There was an Old Person of Ischia,
Whose conduct grew…

There was an Old Person of Leeds,
Whose head was infested…

There was an Old Person of Rheims,
Who was troubled with…

There was an Old Person of Tartary,
Who divided his jugular…

There was an Old Person whose habits
Induced him to feed…