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Edward Lear, English Artist ( May 12, 1812 - January 29, 1888 )

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There was an old man with a beard, who said: 'It is just as I feared! Two owls and a hen, four larks and a wren have all built their nests in my beard.~Edward Lear


Man Beard Said

They dined on mince, and slices of quince, Which they ate with a runcible spoon; And hand in hand, on the edge of the sand, They danced by the light of the moon.~Edward Lear


Light Moon Sand

Two old Bachelors were living in one house; One caught a Muffin, the other caught a Mouse.~Edward Lear


Living Old House

I was much distressed by next door people who had twin babies and played the violin; but one of the twins died, and the other has eaten the fiddle, so all is peace.~Edward Lear


Peace People Door