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

There was an Old Person of Ischia,
Whose concuct grew friskier and friskier;
          He danced hornpipes and jigs, 
          And ate thousands of figs,
That lively Old Person of Ischia.

There was an Old Man of the Isles . .
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