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Alphabe Thursday V is for Violante …

October 16, 2014

Oh dear I am getting near the end of the alphabet and clutching at straws.

hannah in the pantry

 

Hannah Bantry, in the pantry,

Gnawing at a mutton bone:

How she gnawed it,

How she clawed it,

When she found herself alone.

 

Frederick in Maria Edgeworth’s story the Mimic (1796) sings ‘Violante in the pantry’ and then in Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic opera we have Iolanthe!

I know … not the greatest post but ‘V’ is a difficult one!

alphabet thursday

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6 Comments leave one →
  1. October 16, 2014 4:00 pm

    Creative post for V ~ always enjoy your poetical posts!

    artmusedog and carol (A Creative Harbor)

  2. October 16, 2014 5:08 pm

    Funny poeme, lol !

  3. October 17, 2014 12:42 am

    Not familiar with it but got a laugh.

    • October 17, 2014 6:46 am

      No it was not known to me either … but a silly thing for a ‘v’ 😉

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