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“The Owl and the Pussy-Cat”

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A children's poem by the nineteenth-century British poet Edward Lear. It begins with these lines:

The Owl and the Pussy-Cat went to sea
In a beautiful pea-green boat:
They took some honey, and plenty of money,
Wrapped up in a five-pound note.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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