There Was a Young Lady Named Perkins
There was a young lady named Perkins,
Who was very fond of small gherkins.
One day at tea
She ate forty-three,
And pickled her internal workings.
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From The Folio Book of Humorous Verse
The Folio Book of Humorous Verse is a hardcover collection of nearly 150 funny poems, some for children and others for adults from the 19th and 20th centuries, published by The Folio Society of London, known for their carefully crafted editions of the world’s best literature.