"It would appear as if the reminiscence of guy
runneth to not the opposite of the 'limerick.' that's
to say, this actual kind of versification isn't to
be traced to its beginnings. simply why it truly is known as a
'limerick,' none can usually say. yet, no matter what its
origin, it's an establishment provocative of wit of many
and the enjoyment of all. 'The English-speaking
world understands of hundreds of thousands, a few composed for targeted
occasions and quickly perishing; different^ with the important-
ity of actual genius in them." — night famous person, Wash-
There was a poet named Immerick,
Who labored 40 days on a "limerick,"
At the top of which era.
He remarked of his rhyme,
"There's a limp within the limb of my limerick."
I by no means may really see the trick,
I by no means wrote a limerick,
I've usually attempted
And long gone to mattress a-feelin' ill.
A author in a western paper notes that "this is the
day of the limerick," and says of this renowned type of
nonsense verse that "it possesses a jingling rhythm
which haunts the reminiscence lengthy after the measured
sonorousness of an epic or the lilting melody of a
lyric have departed."
The author is obviously below the myth that every one
nonsense verses are limericks. Now, we will not supply a
dictionary definition of a limerick, the reason is,
the note, for a few unaccountable cause, isn't really given;
but at the very least we all know one after we see one.
Edward Lear has normally been charged with the
invention of the five-line stanza renowned because the
"limerick," yet he consistently pleads "not guilty," announcing
the shape was once prompt to him by way of a pal as a particu-
larly acceptable version for nonsense rhymes, and this
model, if we aren't incorrect, was once taken from the
popular tune, "All the best way as much as Limerick." ...
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