Dumbree
from 'More Nonsense' by Edward Lear 1812-1888

There was an Old Man of Dumbree,
Who taught little Owls to drink Tea;
         For he said, "To eat mice
         Is not proper or nice,"
That amiable Man of Dumbree.

 
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