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CLERIHEW

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CLERIHEW

Edmund Clerihew Bentley,

practiced his craft so intently.

This clever creation still echoes in halls,

outlasting his pricey education at St. Paul’s.



When I read the WIKI'd the 411 on Bentley, I as enthralled. His "HEW" on Sir James Dewar is a classic.

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  1. Date: 9/22/2012 3:04:00 PM
    this is awesome!

  1. Date: 1/22/2012 12:17:00 PM
    Wot a neat idea to do a clerihew on the inventor of the form - you did great with it.

  1. Date: 1/22/2012 11:08:00 AM
    I enjoyed your clever piece. Nicely done.

  1. Date: 1/22/2012 10:38:00 AM
    Bravo....John !!! oxox love Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 1/22/2012 10:29:00 AM
    very clever!

  1. Date: 1/22/2012 10:27:00 AM
    John I really like this..David