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

There was a Young Person of Crete,
Whose toilette was far from complete;
       She dressed in a sack,
       Spickle-speckled with black,
That ombliferous Person of Crete.

 
There was a Young Person of Crete . . .

 
 
 
 

 

 

 
 
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