The Girl of Clovelly

William Cosmo Monkhouse

There once was a girl of Clovelly,
Who continued to eat currant jelly
From breakfast to noon,
When she laid down her spoon,
And said what I m not going to tell 'e!

Clovelly is a beautiful spot on the north coast of Devon.

Main Location:

Clovelly, Bideford, Devon EX39, UK

The Girl of Clovelly eating her currant jelly - Limerick by William Cosmo Monkhouse, Illustrated by G K Chesterton