There was a young rascal called Nolly

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

General Description

Date: 1869?

Scholarly Commentary


The limerick's subject is Ford Madox Brown's son Oliver, of whom DGR was greatly fond. See DGR's elegy for him, “Untimely Lost”.

A general commentary on DGR's limericks and their context is available.

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