Poems and Limericks of Edward Lear

by Edward Lear

“There Is a Young Lady Whose Nose”

Additional Information
  • Year Published: 1920
  • Language: English
  • Country of Origin: United States of America
  • Source: Barnes, W. (Ed.). (1920). Types of Children's Literature: A Collection of the World's Best Literature for Children.. Yonkers, New York: World Book Company.
  • Readability:
    • Flesch–Kincaid Level: 1.0
  • Word Count: 32


There is a Young Lady whose nose
Continually prospers and grows;
When it grew out of sight, she exclaimed in a fright,
“Oh! Farewell to the end of my nose!”