Audrey Mae SpencerSpencer Historical CemeteryHenry Straight / William Spencer Family Cemetery
Vaughn Historical CemeterySpencers of East Greenwich, RI
17 July 2004

Heather: Mother, recite The Owl and the Pussycat,

Audrey: “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.  …

(Audrey recited Edward Lear’s entire poem without a hitch. I had a copy of Mother’s memorized works on my desk to assist Mother, if necessary. It was not necessary.  She recited piece perfectly.)

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