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

There was an Old Man of Melrose,
Who walked on the tips of his toes;
       But they said, "It ain't pleasant
       To see you at present,
You stupid Old Man of Melrose.

 
There was an Old Man of Melrose  . . .
 
 
 
 
 
 
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