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limerick
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Leaves of Grass
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  • …see the cities of the earth and make myself at random a part of them, I am a real Parisian, I am a habitan of Vienna, St. Petersburg, Berlin, Constantinople, I am of Adelaide, Sidney, Melbourne, I am of London, Manchester, Bristol, Edinburgh, Limerick, I am of Madrid, Cadiz, Barcelona, Oporto, Lyons, Brussels, Berne, Frankfort, Stuttgart, Turin, Florence, I belong in Moscow, Cracow, Warsaw, or northward in Christiania or Stockholm, or in Siberian Irkutsk, or in some street in Iceland,…

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  • Bob offered to pick up the tab for each of us who was willing to compose and share a limerick.
  • A limerick, actually: There once was a girl from Manhattan Who slept only on sheets made of satin Her husband slipped and he slided And their bodies collided So they did something dirty in Latin.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

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