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GilbertWhites: Celebrate the end of our Edward Lear Exhibition with an evening of Lear's Music!

margraz: Edward Lear, Zeitum (Lamia), Greece (1848)

PoetryAlive: Minnesota Fringe Festival 2019: "You Are Cordially Invited to the Life and Death of Edward Lear"

margraz: Edward Lear, Two Views of Thebes (1848)

margraz: Edward Lear, Soldiers outside a Building, Ypati (1848)

margraz: Edward Lear, The Gulf of Brolo from near Kokkinomilia (1848)

JeffGazzard: Yer boy Gibbs seems to have ditched this Edward Lear beardie-weirdie look on his return as a SPAD. Homeless larks and a wren on the lookout for new shelter...

margraz: Edward Lear, Between Avlona and Kymi, Greece (1848)

Golden888Karma: The Tall Book of Make Believe....a collection of short stories & poems by Robert Louis Stevenson, Eugene Field, Edward Lear, Mildred Plew Meigs +++ Too bad it's out of print- my copy is worth $300.... but priceless to me!

margraz: Edward Lear, Athens from Mount Lycabettus (1848)

4KidsNCrafters: There Was an Old Man... A Collection of Limericks by Edward Lear

EksieKitchin: Lewis Carroll and Edward Lear would be masters of this.

margraz: Edward Lear, A Ruined Tower, Thebes (1848)

timelapse95: MO - 'University of Puget Sound'. A sonic sweatshirt. Lost in translation...'HARDCORE PLEASURE he who enjoys it owns the world'. A middle aged tourist, setting out from a hotel with her family, wears a black top sporting this 'contemporary take on Edward Lear verse' on her back.

margraz: Edward Lear, The Temple of Olympian Zeus, Athens (1848)

GilbertWhites: Celebrate the end of our Edward Lear Exhibition with an evening of Lear's Music!

margraz: After Edward Lear, The Acropolis from the southwest

ThePhantomOfT16: Edward Lear Masada on the Dead Sea 1858

C_Frost3: Edward Lear's Nonsense Botany (1871–77)

connor_is_okay: Tweeting Poetry Everyday Until I Get A Minecraft Girlfriend/Boyfriend. Day 40 Looking into infinity, In a temple beyond emotions I drift, There are no colours or forms around, Solely a sense of "I". -Edward Lear

margraz: Edward Lear, thousands of Goats, near Thebes (1848)

beescope: Kind of a boring list. Let us immediately add The Mouse and his Child by Russell Hoban, and Edward Lear’s History of the Seven Families of the Lake Pipple-Popple. Oh and Collodi’s Pinocchio. What else, what else?

JSTORPlants: With his Nonsense Botany series the Victorian artist and writer Edward Lear turned his peculiar brand of verbal and visual invention to the world of plant taxonomy.

KathleenPelleyA: Enjoy the this classic nonsense poem by Edward Lear and let your little ones feast on the joy of words as they meet a curious creature called a Quangle Wangle who wears an enormous hat while perched atop a Crumpetty Tree! Listen Now! iTunes:

PhilipMMarshall: Edward Lear's Nonsense Botany (1871–77)

margraz: Edward Lear, The Temple of Nike Apteros, Athens (1848)

KathleenPelleyA: Enjoy the this classic nonsense poem by Edward Lear and let your little ones feast on the joy of words as they meet a curious creature called a Quangle Wangle who wears an enormous hat while perched atop a Crumpetty Tree!

margraz: Edward Lear, On the Nile, moon setting

TheBookSociety1: Example 1: “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!" by Edward Lear who is generally considered to be the 'Father of Limericks."

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Is the moon tired? she looks so pale
Within her misty veil:
She scales the sky from east to west,
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Before the coming of the night
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Before the dawning of the day
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