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Edward Lear was an English artist, illustrator, author, and poet, renowned today primarily for his literary nonsense, in poetry and prose, and especially his limericks, a form that he popularized.

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Quote Left And bigamy, sir, is a crime.' Quote Right
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Quote Left There was an old party of Lyme Who married three wives at one time. Quote Right
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Quote Left I was much distressed by next door people who had twin babies and played the violin; but one of the twins died, and the other has eaten the fiddle - so all is peace. Quote Right
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