Barnes
from 'The Book of Nonsense' by Edward Lear 1812-1888

There was an Old Person of Barnes,
Whose garments were covered with Darns;
     But they said, "Without doubt,
     You will soon wear them out,
You luminous Person of Barnes!"

 
There was an Old Person of Barnes
 
 
 
 
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