A Book of Nonsense (1846)

 

There was an Old Man in a tree

There was an Old Man in a tree,
Who was horribly bored by a Bee;
When they said, "Does it buzz?" he replied, "Yes, it does!
It's a regular brute of a Bee."

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There was an Old Man of Columbia

There was an Old Man of Columbia,
Who was thirsty, and called out for some beer;
But they brought it quite hot, in a small copper pot,
Which disgusted that man of Columbia.

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There was an Old Man of Kilkenny

There was an Old Man of Kilkenny,
Who never had more than a penny;
He spent all that money in onions and honey,
That wayward Old Man of Kilkenny.

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There was an Old Man with a gong

There was an Old Man with a gong,
Who bumped at it all the day long;
But they called out, "Oh, law! you're a horrid old bore!"
So they smashed that Old Man with a gong.

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There was an Old Person of Chili

There was an Old Person of Chili,
Whose conduct was painful and silly;
He sate on the stairs, eating apples and pears,
That imprudent Old Person of Chili.

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There Was and Old Man on a Hill

There was an Old Man on a hill,
Who seldom, if ever, stood still;
He ran up and down in his Grandmother's gown,
Which adorned that Old Man on a hill.

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There Was a Young Person of Smyrna

 There Was a Young Person of Smyrna

Whose Grandmother threatened to burn her;

 But she seized on the Cat,

 and said, "Granny, burn that!

You incongruous Old Woman of Smyrna!"

 


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There Was an Old Man with a NoseThere was an Old Man with a nose,

Who said,"If you choose to suppose

That my nose is too long, you are certainly wrong!"

That remarkable Man with a nose.

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