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

There was an Old Man of Whitehaven,
Who danced a quadrille with a Raven;
          But they said, "It's absurd
          To encourage this bird!"
So they smashed that Old Man of Whitehaven.

 
There was an Old Man of Whitehaven
 
 
 
 
 
 
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