There was an Old Man in a Tree

(1905)

"There was an Old Man in a Tree" sets a text of Edward Lear. The song was published in Margaret Ruthven Lang's song set Nonsense Rhymes and Pictures, Op. 42.

There was an Old Man in a Tree
by Edward Lear


There was an Old Man in a tree,
Who was horribly bored by a bee.
When they said "Does it buzz?"
He replied "Yes, it does!
It's a regular brute of a bee!"


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