by Edward Lear (1812 - 1888)

There was an Old Person of Philae
Language: English 
There was an Old Person of Philae,
Whose conduct was scroobious and wily;
He rushed up a Palm,
When the weather was calm,
And observed all the ruins of Philae.

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