There was an Old Person of Skye

(1905)

"There was an Old Person of Skye" 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 Person of Skye
by Edward Lear


There was an old person of Skye,
Who waltz'd with a Bluebottle fly:
They buzz'd a sweet tune, to the light of the moon,
And entranced all the people of Skye.


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