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Laughable Lyrics

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Author: Edward Lear
Language: English
Wordcount: 6,728 / 29 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.1
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 963
Added to site: 2004.11.15
mnybks.net#: 9287
Genres: Humor, Poetry
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R> To the calm and silent sea
Fled the Yonghy-Bonghy-Bò.
There, beyond the Bay of Gurtle,
Lay a large and lively Turtle.

"You're the Cove," he said, "for me;
On your back beyond the sea,
Turtle, you shall carry me!"
Said the Yonghy-Bonghy-Bò,
Said the Yonghy-Bonghy-Bò.

[Illustration]

IX.

Through the silent-roaring ocean

Did the Turtle swiftly go;
Holding fast upon his shell
Rode the Yonghy-Bonghy-Bò.
With a sad primaeval motion
Towards the sunset isles of Boshen

Still the Turtle bore him well.
Holding fast upon his shell,
"Lady Jingly Jones, farewell!"
Sang the Yonghy-Bonghy-Bò,
Sang the Yonghy-Bonghy-Bò.

X.

From the Coast of Coromandel

Did that Lady never go;

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