|There was an Old Derry down Derry, |
who love to see little folk merry;
So he made them a book,
and with laughter they shook
at the fun of that Derry down Derry.
I thought I'd start off my week by revisiting a few of my favourites. However since I didn't have one of his many books at hand I
Well I guess that little tag end answered my question about children still reading Lear.
There is a wonderful website devoted to Lear and his various writings, drawings and creations. As well they have some fun examples of early limerick books for slightly before Lear's time.
November 3 - 1793: French playwright, journalist and feminist Olympe de Gouges is guillotined.