There was an old man of Hong Kong

There was an old man of Hong Kong...  (1872) 
by Edward Lear
Picture by Edward Lear
A reading of "There was an old man of Hong Kong"

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 There was an old man of Hong Kong,
 Who never did anything wrong;
 He lay on his back,
 With his head in a sack,
 That innocuous old man of Hong Kong.

 <Publ. 1872>