It seems unwise to put in a list of poems to be learned by heart an example of nonsense verse.
Scott, Campbell, and Byron probably never produced a line with the qualities of this nonsense verse.
nonsense verse in its present development is a fairly modern growth.
The awful thing about nonsense verse is the very fine line that divides a masterpiece from utter drivel.
Limerick, lim′ėr-ik, n. 'nonsense verse' in five-lined stanzas.
Many of them never heard a Mother Goose jingle or a nonsense verse, and a book is an unlearned delight.