There was an old person of Wilts

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

No. 53 from More Nonsense Pictures, Rhymes, Botany, etc. 3rd Book of Nonsense (1872)

Picture by Edward Lear

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There was an old person of Wilts,
Who constantly walked upon stilts;
    He wreathed them with lilies,
    And daffy-down-lilies,
That elegant person of Wilts.

 <Publ. 1872>