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  1. Limerick é uma cidade da Irlanda. A cidade se encontra na região Centro-Oeste da Irlanda, no estuário do rio Shannon, na província de Munster. Na região urbana tem 95,854 habitantes e é a segunda maior cidade da província. Limerick possui indústrias de carne e muitas atividades comerciais, agrícolas, tecnologia, e

    • 20,79 km²
    • 202.539 (2006) hab.
  2. › wiki › LimerickLimerick - Wikipedia

    Limerick (/ ˈ l ɪ m ər ɪ k / LIM-ər-ik; Irish: Luimneach [ˈl̪ˠɪmʲ(ə)nʲəx]) is a city in western Ireland, in County Limerick. It is in the province of Munster and is in the Mid-West which comprises part of the Southern Region.

    • 10 m (30 ft)
    • 812 AD
    • Form
    • Etymology
    • Edward Lear
    • Variations
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    The standard form of a limerick is a stanza of five lines, with the first, second and fifth rhyming with one another and having three feet of three syllables each; and the shorter third and fourth lines also rhyming with each other, but having only two feet of three syllables. The third and fourth lines are usually anapaestic, or one iamb followed ...

    The origin of the name limerick for this type of poem is debated. The name is generally taken to be a reference to the City or County of Limerick in Ireland sometimes particularly to the Maigue Poets, and may derive from an earlier form of nonsense verse parlour gamethat traditionally included a refrain that included "Will [or won't] you come (up) ...

    The limerick form was popularized by Edward Lear in his first A Book of Nonsense (1846) and a later work, More Nonsense Pictures, Rhymes, Botany, etc. (1872). Lear wrote 212 limericks, mostly considered nonsense literature. It was customary at the time for limericks to accompany an absurd illustration of the same subject, and for the final line of ...

    The limerick form is so well known that it has been parodied in many ways. The following example is of unknown origin: Zach Weinersmithparodied the raunchy character of many limericks: Other parodies deliberately break the rhyme scheme, like the following example, attributed to W.S. Gilbert: Comedian John Clarkealso parodied Lear's style: The Ameri...


    1. Baring-Gould, William Stuart and Ceil Baring-Gould (1988). The Annotated Mother Goose, New York: Random House. 2. Brandreth, Gyles (1986). Everyman's Word Games 3. Cohen, Gerald (compiler) (October–November 2010). "Stephen Goranson's research into _limerick_: a preliminary report". Comments on Etymologyvol. 40, no. 1–2. pp. 2–11. 4. Legman, Gershon (1964). The Horn Book, University Press. 5. Legman, Gershon (1988). The Limerick, New York:Random House. 6. Loomis, C. Grant (July, 1963). West...

    Norman Douglas, Some LimericksCypher Press reprint.
    Edward Lear's A Book of Nonsense from Project Gutenberg
    "Aesthetic Realism and Expression", a lecture by Eli Siegel using Edward Lear's iconic limericks from A Book of Nonsense .
  3. Limerick (poema) A Book of Nonsense, por Edward Lear. Limerick ou limerique é um poema monostrófico de cinco versos, com ritmo anapéstico ou anfíbraco. [ 1]

  4. King Jonh's Castle, construído no século XIII. Limerick é uma cidade irlandesa e a sua história remonta ao tempo da sua fundação pelos viquingues no ano de 812 na King's Island (ou Ilha do Rei, uma ilha no rio Shannon ). Em 1197 a cidade recebeu o foral e, sob as ordens do Rei João, foi construído um castelo, fornecendo ...

  5. The history of Limerick stretches back to its establishment by Vikings as a walled city on King's Island (an island in the River Shannon) in 812, and to the granting of Limerick's city charter in 1197. King John ordered the building (1200) of a great castle.

  6. 12 de fev. de 2024 · River Shannon The River Shannon at Limerick, County Limerick, Munster, Ireland. The city is divided into English Town (on King’s Island), Irish Town, and Newtown Pery (founded 1769), the first including the ancient nucleus of the city and the last including the principal modern streets.