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limerick
used in Babbitt

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Definition
a humorous poem consisting of 5 lines with a rhyme scheme aabba
  • Babbitt lay awake in the close hot tomb of his Pullman berth, shaking with remembrance of the fat man's limerick about the lady who wished to be wild.
    Chapter 10 (99% in)

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