A Book of Nonsense, new and enlarged edition (1861)

        There was an Old Derry down Derry
        There was an Old Man with a beard
        There was a Young Lady of Ryde
        There was an Old Man with a nose
        There was an Old Man on a hill
        There was a Young Lady whose bonnet
        There was a Young Person of Smyrna
        There was an Old Person of Chili
        There was an Old Man with a gong
        There was an Old Lady of Chertsey
        There was an Old Man in a tree
        There was an Old Man with a flute
        There was a Young Lady whose chin
        There was an Old Man of Kilkenny
        There was an Old Person of Ischia
        There was an Old Man in a boat
        There was a Young lady of Portugal
        There was an Old Man of Moldavia
        There was an Old Man of Madras
        There was an Old Person of Leeds
        There was an Old Man of Peru
        There was an Old Person of Hurst
        There was a Young person of Crete
        There was an Old Man of the Isles
        There was an Old Person of Buda
        There was an Old Man of Columbia
        There was a young Lady of Dorking
        There was an Old Man who supposed
        There was an Old Man of the West
        There was an Old Man of the Wrekin
        There was a Young Lady whose eyes
        There was a Young Lady of Norway
        There was an Old Man of Vienna
        There was an Old Person whose habits
        There was an old person of Dover
        There was an Old Man of Marseilles
        There was an Old Person of Cadiz
        There was an Old Person of Basing
        There was an Old Man of Quebec
        There was an Old Person of Philœ
        There was a Young Lady of Bute
        There was a Young Lady whose nose
        There was a Young Lady of Turkey
        There was an Old Man of Apulia
        There was an Old Man with a poker
        There was an Old Person of Prague
        There was an Old Man of the North
        There was a Young Lady of Poole
        There was an Old Person of Mold
        There was an Old Man or Nepaul
        There was an old Man of th' Abruzzi
        There was an Old Person of Rhodes
        There was an Old Man of Peru
        There was an Old Man of Melrose
        There was a Young Lady of Lucca
        There was an old Man of Bohemia
        There was an Old Man of Vesuvius
        There was an Old Man of Cape Horn
        There was an Old Lady whose folly
        There was an Old Man of Corfu
        There was an Old Man of the South
        There was an Old Man of the Nile
        There was an Old Person of Rheims
        There was an Old Person of Cromer
        There was an Old Person of Troy
        There was an Old Man of the Dee
        There was an Old Man of Dundee
        There was an Old Person of Tring
        There was an Old Man on some rocks
        There was an Old Man of Coblenz
        There was an Old Man of Calcutta
        There was an Old Man in a pew
        There was an Old Man who said
        There was a Young Lady of Hull
        There was an Old Man of Whitehaven
        There was an Old Man of Leghorn
        There was an Old Man of the Hague
        There was an Old Man of Jamaica
        There was an old person of Dutton
        There was a Young Lady of Tyre
        There was an Old Man who said
        There was an Old Man of the East
        There was an Old Man of Kamschatka
        There was an Old Man of the Coast
        There was an Old Person of Bangor
        There was an Old Man with a beard
        There was an Old Man of the West
        There was an Old Person of Anerley
        There was a Young Lady of Troy
        There was an Old Man of Berlin
        There was an Old Person of Spain
        There was a Young Lady of Russia
        There was an Old Man, who said
        There was a Young Lady of Wales
        There was an Old Person of Cheadle
        There was a Young Lady of Welling
        There was an Old Person of Tartary
        There was an old Person of Chester
        There was an Old Man with an owl
        There was an Old Person of Gretna
        There was a Young Lady of Sweden
        There was a Young Girl of Majorca
        There was an Old Man of the Cape
        There was an Old Lady of Prague
        There was an Old Person of Sparta
        There was an Old Man at a casement
        There was an old Person of Burton
        There was an Old Person of Ems
        There was an Old Person of Ewell
        There was a Young Lady of Parma
        There was an Old Man of Aôsta
        There was an Old Man, on whose nose
        There was a Young Lady of Clare