by Edward Lear (1812 - 1888)

There was an Old Man in a pew
Language: English 
There was an Old Man in a pew,
Whose waistcoat was spotted with blue;
But he tore it in pieces, to give to his nieces, --
That cheerful Old Man in a pew.

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