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

 
There was an Old Man of the Dee . . .
 
 
 
 
 

There was an Old Man of the Dee,
Who was sadly annoyed by a Flea;
       When he said, "I will scratch it!"
       They gave him a hatchet,
Which grieved that Old Man of the Dee.

 
 
 
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