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

There was an Old Man of Jamaica,
Who suddenly married a Quaker;
          But she cried out, "Oh, lack!
          I have married a black!"
Which distressed that Old Man of Jamaica.

 
There was an Old Man of Jamaica . .
 
 
 
 
 
 
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