• Literary Period: Victorian
  • Publication Date: 1871
Poetry

The Jumblies

IThey went to sea in a Sieve, they did,   In a Sieve they went to sea:In spite of all their friends could say,On a winter’s morn, on a stormy day,   In a Sieve they went to sea!And when the Sieve turned round and round,And every one cried, ‘You’ll all be drowned!’They called aloud, ‘Our Sieve ain’t...
  • Literary Period: Victorian
  • Publication Date: 1871