There was an old person of Stroud

Picture by Edward Lear

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 There was an old person of Stroud,
 Who was horribly jammed in a crowd;
 Some she slew with a kick,
 Some she scrunched with a stick,
 That impulsive old person of Stroud.

 <Publ. 1872>

This work was published before January 1, 1925, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.