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The complete verse and other nonsense

Author: Edward Lear; Vivien Noakes
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2002.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Lear; Vivien Noakes
ISBN: 0142002275 9780142002278 0713995912 9780713995916
OCLC Number: 47824260
Description: li, 566 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 'Edward Lear' / W.H. Auden --
Eclogue: Vide Collins 'Hassan --
or the Camel Driver' --
To Miss Lear on her Birthday --
The Shady Side of Sunnyside --
Journal --
Turkey Discipline --
'When the light dies away on a calm summer's eve' --
'From the pale and the deep' --
Peppering Roads --
Miss Fraser's Album --
Ruins of the Temple of Jupiter Aegina, Greece --
The Bride's Farewell --
Ruby --
Miss Maniac --
'I slept, and back to my early days' --
Resignation --
'I've just seen Mrs. Hopkins --
and read her the lines' --
Ode to the little China Man --
Peppering Bell --
Letter to Harry Hinde --
Scrawl --
Letter to Fanny Jane Dolly Coombe --
'Oh! Pan!' --
Letter to George Coombe --
The Nervous Family --
The Nervous Family: Alternative version --
'The gloom that winter casts' --
'My dear Mrs. Gale --
from my leaving the cradle' --
Portraites of the inditchenous beestes of New Olland --
'My Sweet Home is no longer mine' --
[Illustrations for 'Kathleen O'More'] --
Scene in the Campagna of Rome --
[Lear's adventures on horseback] --
[Limericks for the 1846 and 1855 editions of A Book of Nonsense] --
[Other early limericks] --
The Hens of Oripo --
'A was an Ant' --
'Ribands and pigs' --
Ye poppular author & traveller in Albania & Calabria, keepinge his feete warme --
[Lear at the Royal Academy Schools] --
'There was an old person of Ramleh' --
'O! Mimber for the County Louth' --
'Washing my rose-coloured flesh and brushing my beard with a hairbrush' --
From a letter to George Grove --
'But ah! (the Landscape painter said,)' --
[Additional limericks for the 1861 edition of A Book of nonsense] --
'General appearance of a distinguished Landscapepainter' --
Eggstracts from the Roehampton Chronicle --
Letter to Ruth Decie --
'There was an old person of Paxo' --
'She sits upon her Bulbul' --
'O Digby my dear' --
'There was an old man with a Book' --
Letters to Evelyn Baring --
Letter to Nora Decie --
[Lear's adventures in Crete] --
Letters to Anna Duncan and Lady Duncan --
The History of the Seven Families of the Lake Pipple-Popple --
The Duck and the Kangaroo --
'Gozo my child is the isle of Calypso' --
Stratford Place Gazette --
[Three miscellaneous limericks] --
The Adventures of Mr. Lear & the Polly [& the] Pusseybite on their way to the Ritertitle Mountains --
'O Thuthan Thmith! Thweet Thuthan Thmith!' --
The Story of the Four Little Children Who Went Round the World --
Growling Eclogue --
The Owl and the Pussy-cat --
[Mrs. Blue Dickey-bird] --
'Some people their attention Fixes' --
The Broom, the Shovel, the Poker, and the Tongs --
'There was an old man who said --
"Hum!" --
Calico Pie --
The Daddy Long-legs and the Fly --
[Nonsense Cookery] --
[Nonsense Botany --
1] --
The Jumblies --
'The Absolutely Abstemious Ass' --
'The Uncareful Cow, who walked about' --
[Creatures playing chequers] --
The Nutcrackers and the Sugar-tongs --
Mr. and Mrs. Spikky Sparrow --
The Table and the Chair --
'A was once an apple-pie' --
'A was an Area Arch' --
[Mr. Lear receives a letter from Marianne North] --
Mr. and Mrs. Discobbolos --
The Courtship of the Yonghy-Bonghy-Bo --
[Limericks published in More Nonsense] --
[Extra limericks prepared for More Nonsense] --
[Nonsense Botany --
2] --
'Cold are the crabs that crawl on yonder hill' --
The Scroobious Pip --
The Quangle Wangle's Hat --
[Receipt for George Scrivens, Esq.] --
'Papa once went to Greece' --
The Story of the Pobble, who has no toes, and the Princess Bink --
The Pobble who has no Toes --
The Akond of Swat --
'The Attalik Ghazee' --
[Indian limericks] --
'O! Chichester, my Carlingford!' --
The Cummerbund --
Letter to Lady Wyatt --
Poona Observer --
The New Vestments --
The Pelican Chorus --
The Two Old Bachelors --
[Nonsense Botany --
3] --
'A tumbled down, and hurt his Arm' --
The Dong with a Luminous Nose --
'Finale Marina! If ever you'd seen her!' --
In medio Tutorissimus ibis --
'O dear! how disgusting is life!' --
'How pleasant to know Mr. Lear!' --
Mr. and Mrs. Discobbolos: Second Part --
'O Brother Chicken! Sister Chick!' --
'Dear Sir, Though many checks prevent' --
Remminissenciz of Orgust 14 Aitnundrednaity --
'I am awfull aged in apierance lately' --
'There was an old man with a ribbon' --
Letter to Mrs. Stuart Wortley [The Moon Journey] --
[Chichester Fortescue is appointed Lord Privy Seal] --
[Nonsense Trees] --
'The Octopods and Reptiles' --
[The Heraldic Blazons of Foss the Cat] --
'Mrs. Jaypher found a wafer' --
From a letter to the Hon. Mrs. Augusta Parker --
[The Later History of the Owl and the Pussy-cat] --
'When "grand old men" persist in folly' --
'He lived at Dingle Bank --
he did' --
'And this is certain; if so be' --
Eggstrax from The Maloja Gazette --
'When leaving this beautiful blessed Brianza' --
Some Incidents in the Life of my Uncle Arly --
'He only said, "I'm very weary'" --
'I must stop now' --
'I think human nature is pretty much the same all along' --
App. Examples of Lear's Nonsense Similes --
App. Work Erroneously Attributed to Lear.
Other Titles: Nonsense verses
Responsibility: Edward Lear ; compiled and edited with an introduction and notes by Vivien Noakes.
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