Edward Lear

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Noun1.Edward Lear - British artist and writer of nonsense verse (1812-1888)Edward Lear - British artist and writer of nonsense verse (1812-1888)
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A On the Moon B 20,000 feet underwater C In outer space D On Mount Everest QUESTION 4 - for 4 points: According to Edward Lear, which creature married the owl to the pussycat?
As a child I loved A compendium of Edward Lear poems and limericks, because it had drawings that were funnier than the poems.
1812: Limerick writer Edward Lear, author of The Book Of Nonsense, was born in London.
We all loved the silly story-poem "The Owl and The Pussy-Cat" by Edward Lear.
Interspersed are 40 poems by the likes of Edward Lear, Ted Hughes, Robert Frost and William Shakespeare.
Pip takes his name from an Edward Lear poem (intentionally misspelt) about a creature that doesn't know what it is as it doesn't fit in anywhere, then decides it is The Scroobious Pip.
The area north of Oxford Circus is littered with them, commemorating such notables as Michael Farraday, Simon Bolivar, Wilkie Collins and Edward Lear.
16 In which century did the verse-writer Edward Lear live and work?
Claude Piening, Senior Director and Head of Sotheby's Orientalist Paintings Department, said: "Highlights from the Orientalist Sale include a rare masterpiece, The Scholar, by the Turkish painter Osman Hamdy Bey; an important early view of Constantinople and the Bosphorus by the Russian painter Ivan Aivazovsky; as well as landscapes and figural works by Edward Lear, Rudolf Ernst, and Frederick Arthur Bridgman.
Lyrically, influences range from Naomi Klein to Edward Lear and all stops in between.
Most appealing is perhaps Mayfair dealer Andrew Wyld's 'Wyld in Manhattan', which takes place at Dickinson (19 East 66th Street, New York; +1 212 772 8083) from 22 January to 18 February, and will display a delightful array of British 18th- and 19th-century paperworks--including watercolour landscapes by Turner (1775-1851) and a rare oil on paper by artist and writer of nonsense verse, Edward Lear (1812-88).
LONDON Christie's sale of Victorian and British Impressionist Art including drawings and watercolors on December 15, in London, includes a strong group of 18 works on paper from the Property of a Gentleman a treasure trove of depictions of Middle Eastern views and subjects by Edward Lear (1812-1888), William James Muller (1812-1845), David Roberts, R.