There was an old person of Wick

Picture by Edward Lear

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 There was an old person of Wick,
 Who said, 'Tick-a-Tick, Tick-a-Tick;
 Chickabee, Chickabaw,'
 And he said nothing more,
 That laconic old person of Wick.
 
 <Publ. 1872>