Seven Ages of Man--The Limerick
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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Fri, 27 Feb 98 18:18:42 -0800
Subject: Seven Ages of Man--The Limerick
Forwarded-by: Glenn Hughes <email@example.com>
Author: an acquaintance of Kingsley Amis whose name I've forgotten,
but is given in Amis's "Memoirs."
The "seven ages of man" speech from As You Like It distilled into a limerick:
Seven ages: first puking and mewling,
Then very pissed off with one's schooling,
Then fucks, and then fights,
Then judging chaps' rights,
Then sitting in slippers, then drooling.
© 1998 Peter Langston