A Book of Nonsense

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A Book of Nonsense  (1846) 
by Edward Lear
1st Book of Nonsense
There was an Old Derry down Derry
1. There was an Old Man with a beard
2. There was a Young Lady of Ryde
3. There was an Old Man with a nose
4. There was an Old Man on a hill
5. There was a Young Lady whose bonnet
6. There was a Young Person of Smyrna
7. There was an Old Person of Chili
8. There was an Old Man with a gong
9. There was an Old Lady of Chertsey
10. There was an Old Man in a tree
11. There was an Old Man with a flute
12. There was a Young Lady whose chin
13. There was an Old Man of Kilkenny
14. There was an Old Person of Ischia
15. There was an Old Man in a boat
16. There was a Young Lady of Portugal
17. There was an Old Man of Moldavia
18. There was an Old Man of Madras
19. There was an Old Person of Leeds
20. There was an Old Man of Peru
21. There was an Old Person of Hurst
22. There was a Young Person of Crete
23. There was on Old Man of the Isles
24. There was an Old Person of Buda
25. There was an Old Man of Columbia
26. There was a Young Lady of Dorking
27. There was an Old Man who supposed
28. There was an Old Man of the West
29. There was an Old Man of the Wrekin
30. There was a Young Lady whose eyes
31. There was a Young Lady of Norway
32. There was an Old Man of Vienna
33. There was an Old Person whose habits
34. There was an Old Person of Dover
35. There was an Old Man of Marseilles
36. There was an Old Person of Cadiz
37. There was an Old Person of Basing
38. There was an Ol Man of Quebec
39. There was an Old Person of Philæ
40. The was a Young Lady of Bute
41. There was a Young Lady whose nose
42. There was a Young Lady of Turkey
43. There was an Old Man of Apulia
56. There was an Old Man of Vesuvius
73. There was a Young Lady of Hull
79. There was a Young Lady of Tyre
80. There was an Old Man who said, 'Hush!
91. There was a Young Lady of Russia
107. There was an Old Person of Ems
108. There was an Old Person of Ewell
109. There was a Young Lady of Parma
110. There was an Old Man of Aôsta
111. There was an Old Man, on whose nose
112. There was a Young Lady of Clare
113. There was an Old Man of Kildare
114. There was an Old Man of New York
115. There was an Old Sailor of Compton
This work published before January 1, 1923 is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.