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

There was an Old Person of Basing,
Whose presence of mind was amazing;
      He purchased a steed,
      Which he rode at full speed,
And escaped from the people of Basing.

 
There was an Old Person of Basing . .
 
 
 
 
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