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More Nonsense Pictures, Rhymes Botany &c.

Lear's second collection of limericks appeared in 1872 in More Nonsense Pictures, Rhymes Botany &c., published by Robert Bush. This book, as the title suggests, contained not only limericks, but also botanies and a collection of twenty-six other "nonsense rhymes and pictures" describing as many characters (mainly animals) so as to form an alphabet. Though the name given these is the same he used for the limericks, they are not really "rhymes", but rather short prose descriptions.

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