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Book_Addict: Happy birthday to English writer and poet William Cosmo Monkhouse (March 18, 1840), author of the 1868 novel "A Question of Honour" et al.

Agali_GCFR: There was a young lady of Niger Who smiled as she rode on a tiger; They returned from the ride With the lady inside, And the smile on the face of the tiger. (C) William Cosmo Monkhouse 04/01/2017

wepatters: There was a young lady of Niger Who smiled as she rode on a tiger; They returned from the ride With the lady inside, And the smile on the face of the tiger. —attributed to Edward Lear and William Cosmo Monkhouse

flusteredduck: A Dead March by William Cosmo Monkhouse

NORTHTRENTON: Happy Birthday to Christian Friedrich Hebbel (d. 1864), Jacob Bunn (d. 1897), Antoine Chanzy (d. 1883), Randal Cremer (d. 1908), Grover Cleveland (d. 1908), William Cosmo Monkhouse (d. 1901), Stephane Mallarme (d. 1898) and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (d. 1908).

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to English writer and poet William Cosmo Monkhouse (March 18, 1840), author of the 1868 novel "A Question of Honour" et al.

dhussey23: The limerick I cited a few minutes ago, is There was a young Lady of Niger," by William Cosmo Monkhouse

Despera43688420: There was a young lady of Niger Who smiled as she rode on a tiger; They returned from the ride With the lady inside, And the smile on the face of the tiger. William Cosmo Monkhouse

ARreads: There was a young lady of Niger Who smiled as she rode on a tiger; They returned from the ride With the lady inside, And the smile on the face of the tiger. — William Cosmo Monkhouse

NORTHTRENTON: Happy Birthday to Christian Friedrich Hebbel (d. 1864), Jacob Bunn (d. 1897), Antoine Chanzy (d. 1883), Randal Cremer (d. 1908), Grover Cleveland (d. 1908), William Cosmo Monkhouse (d. 1901), Stephane Mallarme (d. 1898) and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (d. 1908).

crankyuncle2: Born OTD 1840 William Cosmo Monkhouse, English poet and critic (d. 1901)

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to English writer and poet William Cosmo Monkhouse (March 18, 1840), author of the 1868 novel "A Question of Honour" et al.

CobusB: "There was a young lady of Niger Who smiled as she rode on a tiger; They returned from the ride With the lady inside, And the smile on the face of the tiger." William Cosmo Monkhouse

SGDamson: "There was a young lady from Niger, Who smiled as she rode on a tiger. They returned from the ride With the lady inside, And the smile on the face of the tiger." - William Cosmo Monkhouse

jennasroses: There was a young lady of Niger who smiled as she rode on a tiger; They returned from the ride with the lady inside, and the smile on the face of the tiger. —attributed to Edward Lear and William Cosmo Monkhouse

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