There was a young person in green

There was a young person in green...  (1872) 
by Edward Lear
Picture by Edward Lear

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 There was a young person in green,
 Who seldom was fit to be seen;
 She wore a long shawl,
 Over bonnet and all,
 Which enveloped that person in green.
 
 <Publ. 1872>