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

There was a Young Lady of Parma,
Whose conduct grew calmer and calmer;
          When they said, "Are you dumb?"
          She merely said, "Hum!"
That provoking Young Lady of Parma.

 
There was a Young Lady of Parma
 
 
 
 
 
 
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