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

There was an Old Person of Cadiz,
Who was always polite to all ladies;
      But in handing his daughter,
      He fell into the water,
Which drowned that Old Person of Cadiz.

 
There was an Old Person of Cadiz . . .
 
 
 
 
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