There was an Old Man with a Beard

(1907)

"There was an Old Man with a Beard" sets a text of Edward Lear. The song was published in Margaret Ruthven Lang's song set More Nonsense Rhymes and Pictures, Op. 43.

There was an Old Man with a Beard
by Edward Lear


There was an Old Man with a beard,
Who said, "It is just as I feared! --
Two Owls and a Hen, four Larks and a Wren,
Have all built their nests in my beard.


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