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

There was a Young Lady of Troy,
Whom several large flies did annoy;
          Some she killed with a thump,
          Some she drowned at the pump,
And some she took with her to Troy.

 
There was a Young Lady of Troy . . .
 
 
 
 
  See also 'There was an Old Person of Troy . . . .'
 
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