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Analysis and comments on The Purist by Ogden Nash

Comment 2 of 2, added on February 2nd, 2007 at 3:57 PM.

Very humorous poem. I laughed, I cried. I was amazed by the insight of
poor Professor Twist--even though in deep despair over the untimely demise
of his wife, he still held education as his higher calling and carefully
corrected and educated his ignorant guide.

Phineas Lawrence from Bulgaria
Comment 1 of 2, added on April 27th, 2006 at 12:51 AM.

So much conveyed in so few words. Great poem. I first heard it from my
dad several years ago. It's now committed to memory. Pretty classy for a
guy like me, whose poetry is generally limited to disgusting limericks.

Tom Heimerman from United States

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Poet: Ogden Nash
Poem: The Purist
Added: Feb 20 2003
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Poem of the Day: Feb 25 2004


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