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Friday, May 12, 2017

pompey who?

(PD) courtesy hathitrust
I snipped this curious old nursery rhyme and its illustration from an 1840 children's book.  Who's Pompey and why does he need to say anything?

 -- Rusher, J. Golby. (1840). Nursery poems: from the ancient and modern poets. Banbury: Printed by J.G. Rusher.

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