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

There was an Old Man of Marseilles,
Whose daughters wore bottle-green veils;
         They caught several fish,
         Which they put in a dish,
And sent to their Pa at Marseilles.
 
There was an Old Man of Marseilles . . .
 
 
 
 
 
 
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