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The first , second, and fifth, consist of three feet and rhyme ... He danced with the cat, and made tea in his hat, Which vexed all the folks on the Border. ... – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Limerick


1
Limerick
  • A form of light verse that follows a definite
    pattern
  • Five anapestic lines (two unstressed followed by
    a stressed syllable)
  • The first , second, and fifth, consist of three
    feet and rhyme
  • The third and fourth line consist of two feet and
    rhyme.

2
  • There was an Old Man on the Border
  • BY EDWARD LEAR
  • There was an old man on the Border,
  • Who lived in the utmost disorder
  • He danced with the cat,
  • and made tea in his hat,
  • Which vexed all the folks on the Border.
  • There was an Old Person of Nice
  • BY EDWARD LEAR
  • There was an old person of Nice,
  • Whose associates were usually Geese.
  • They walked out together, in all sorts of
    weather.
  • That affable person of Nice!

3
How awkward when playing with glue BY
CONSTANCE LEVY
  • How awkward when playing with glue
  • To suddenly find out that you
  • Have stuck nice and tight
  • Your left hand to your right
  • In a permanent how-do-you-do!

4
A Young Lady of Lynn BY ANONYMOUS
  • There was a young lady of Lynn,
  • Who was so uncommonly thin
  • That when she essayed
  • To drink lemonade
  • She slipped through the straw and fell in.
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