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Friday, October 27, 2000

Why did Lear write 4 {2, 3, 5, 6} line limericks?
An expert's answer to a frequently asked question.
posted by Marco Graziosi 3:46 AM

Wednesday, October 25, 2000

The cat poet
Eliot, a fan of the nonsense verse of Edward Lear, had been writing these thumpa-dump rhythm poems to amuse the children of his associates at the London publishing house, Faber and Faber, where Eliot worked. The book is dedicated to several children and to "the Man in White Spats," presumably a cat.
The Spokesman-Review.com
posted by Marco Graziosi 2:00 PM

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