There was an old person of Putney

There was an old person of Putney...  (1872) 
by Edward Lear
Picture by Edward Lear

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There was an old person of Putney,
Whose food was roast spiders and chutney,
Which he took with his tea,
Within sight of the sea,
That romantic old person of Putney.

<Publ. 1872>