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An explosion of limericks

Vyvyan Beresford Holland

An explosion of limericks

by Vyvyan Beresford Holland

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Published by Cassell in London .
Written in English


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Statementwith explanatory drawings by Sprod.
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Open LibraryOL18890290M

The limerick form was popularized by Edward Lear in his first Book of Nonsense () and a later work, More Nonsense, Pictures, Rhymes, Botany, etc. (). Lear wrote limericks, mostly considered nonsense was customary at the time for limericks to accompany an absurd illustration of the same subject, and for the final line of the limerick to be a variant of the first line. Buy The Penguin Book of Limericks (Penguin Poetry) New Ed by E.O. Parrott, Robin Jacques (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(15).

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An explosion of limericks by Vyvyan Beresford Holland Download PDF EPUB FB2

Quirky, silly, humorous, yet at times profound and insightful, this collection of limericks is an explosion indeed. Like Michelle Monet's other book "Catch a Poem by the Tale," this one features her original artwork and photographs throughout/5(11).

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Holland, Vyvyan Beresford, Explosion of limericks. New York, Funk & Wagnalls [, ©]. Limerick Time.

Michelle Monet. Follow from my book Limerick Explosion- A labyrinth of lucid limericks from levity to lament. A few limericks about cats: CURLED UP. Author: Michelle Monet. Buy An Explosion of Limericks First by VYVYAN HOLLAND (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1). I have fun writing limericks. I wrote my first book of limericks on a whim called Limerick Explosion, a labyrinth of lucid limericks from levity to lament. I try to write a few more every week. Limericks by Edward Lear from ‘A Book of Nonsense ’ There was an An explosion of limericks book Man with a beard, Who said, 'It is just as I feared.

Two Owls and a Hen, Four Larks and a Wren, Have all built their nests in my beard!' There was an Old Man in a tree, Who was horribly bored by a Bee;File Size: 9KB.

An explosion of limericks by Holland, Vyvyan Beresford, Publication date Topics Limericks Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities.

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Second Edition. pages. Pictorial dust jacket over blue cloth. Every used book bought is one saved from landfill. Additional information. Sku. MHA. Title. Explosion of Limericks. Author. Vyvyan Holland. Publisher. Cassell & Company. : Vyvyan Holland.

A Book of Limericks by Edward Lear, first published inis a rare manuscript, the original residing in one of the great libraries of the world. This book is a reproduction of that original, which has been scanned and cleaned by state-of-the-art publishing tools for better readability and enhanced appreciation.

Restoration Editors' mission is to bring long out of print manuscripts back to 5/5(1). Liberal Limericks. 36 likes 2 talking about this. Contains much of my wit and wisdom. Feel free to enjoy or ers: While no collection of limericks can claim to be 'complete', The Wordsworth Book of Limericks contains an astonishing collection of over 1, verses - all of them comical, and a great number so far from cleanliness as to verge on the obscene/5.

An Explosion of Limericks. Availability: Out of stock. ISBN: Most people can quote a few limericks, even if propriety precludes them from actually doing so. But how many have ever speculated upon the circumstances of the original Shameless Young Ladies and Regrettable Old Men who for a brief and golden moment in their lives.

Lear didn't invent limericks but he's regarded as the person responsible for making them as popular as they are today. His first book of funny limericks, called 'A Book of Nonsense', was first published in and is still in print today. Lear wrote many, many funny limericks. Some of them are included below for you to share with your children.

The most famous collection of limericks is Edward Lear's Book of Nonsense (). Bibliography. See L. Reed, The Complete Limerick Book (); C. Aiken, A Seizure of Limericks (); V. Holland, An Explosion of Limericks (); W. Baring-Gould, The Lure of the Limerick (). Limerick. We've packed this big book for you.

With limericks both old and new. But be warned, it's rude. And raunchy and lewd. With language that is definitely 'blue' The biggest and best collection ever to hit shelves, The Limerick Book is jam-packed with over a thousand limericks, including originals dating from all the way back to through to : Limericks are invariably typeset as four plus one lines today, but Lear's limericks were published in a variety of formats.

It appears that Lear wrote them in manuscript in as many lines as there was room for beneath the picture. In the first three editions most are typeset as, respectively, two, five, and three lines.

Anecdotes and Adventures of Fifteen Gentlemen. This is the second earliest known book of the verses now known as limericks.

It was published, probably inby Harris's great competitor in the production of children's chap books, John author seems to have been Richard Scrafton Sharpe, a Bishopsgate grocer, and the drawings were later acknowledged as being by Robert Cruikshank.

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Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Seller Inventory # This is the classic collections of Limericks. Written by people of all nations in ribald and bawdy situations.

Most of the risque verse is written in English but some are in French, German, and Latin and appear exactly as they were in the edition that was privately printed in Paris/5. Limerick, a popular form of short, humorous verse that is often nonsensical and frequently ribald.

It consists of five lines, rhyming aabba, and the dominant metre is anapestic, with two metrical feet in the third and fourth lines and three feet in the others.

The origin of the limerick is unknown.book on the subjeç was written. In that book it-self I prediç their decline, and give reasons for it (page ). And it is the same with the swear words. I caught the old ones in the nick of time. A good half of them have already grown obsolete and are unfamiliar to the new generation of such men.

Why is this? Because these men, being noFile Size: KB.Best Irish Jokes and Limericks by D. Anderson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Limerick - AbeBooks Passion for books.