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

There was an Old Person of Putney,
Whose food was roast spiders and chutney,
          Which he took with his tea,
          Within sight of the sea,
That romantic Old Person of Putney.
 
There was an Old Person of Putney
 
 
 
 
 
 
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