Edward Lear quotes - 10 of
The little Birds fly ...
\'How pleasant to know Mr. Lear!'
Who has written such volumes of stuff! ...
Who, or why, or which, or what,
Is the Ahkond of Swat?
On the Coast of Coromandel
Where the early pumpkins blow, ...
I would be your wife most gladly!'
(Here she twirled her fingers madly) ...
When awful darkness and silence reign
Over the great Gromboolian plain, Through the long, long wintry nights;--
Far and few, far and few,
Are the lands where the Jumblies live; ...
They went to sea in a Sieve, they did,
In a Sieve they went to sea: ...
And hand in hand, on the edge of the sand,
They danced by the light of the moon,
The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea
In a beautiful pea-green boat, ...
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