There was a young lady in white

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There was a young lady in white...  (1872) 
by Edward Lear
No. 6 from More Nonsense Pictures, Rhymes, Botany, etc. 3rd Book of Nonsense (1872)
Picture by Edward Lear

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 There was a young lady in white,
 Who looked out at the depths of the night;
 But the birds of the air,
 Filled her heart with despair,
 And oppressed that young lady in white.
 
 
 <Publ. 1872>