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

There was an Old Man of Thames Ditton,
Who called out for something to sit on;
          But they brought him a Hat,
          And said, "Sit upon that,
You abruptious Old Man of Thames Ditton!"
 
There was an Old Man of Thames Ditton . .
 
 
 
 
 
 
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