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Laughable Lyrics.
A Fourth Book of Nonsense Poems,
Songs, Botany, Music, &c.

Title page Title page of Lear's own copy of the book, inscribed by him: "Edward Lear. Sanremo. 11. Nov 1876. Nonsense. Vol. 4 1877 Edw Lear Villa Tennyson Sanremo March 2, 1886."

[From Justin G. Schiller, Ltd.'s Edward Lear catalogue (no. 48), commemorating the 150th Anniversary of A Book of Nonsense.]


Nonsense Songs
The Dong with a Luminous Nose
The Two Old Bachelors
The Pelican Chorus
The Courtship of the Yonghy-Bonghy-Bò
The Pobble Who Has No Toes
The New Vestments
Mr. and Mrs. Discobbolos
Mr. and Mrs. Discobbolos (second part)
The Quangle Wangle's Hat
The Cummerbund. An Indian Poem
The Akond of Swat

Nonsense Botany

Nonsense Alphabet
(Another alphabet)

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