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Information About I Do Not Like Thee Doctor Fell
"I Do Not Like Thee Doctor Fell" is a poem which is thought to be written by Thomas Brown a student at Christ Church college, Oxford in the 1600s. It was first published in 1680 and listed as a nursery rhyme in Mother Goose collections from 1926.
Thomas Brown was threatened with expulsion by the Dean, Dr. John Fell, unless he completed a scholarly task. Thomas Brown did complete the task, but obviously agitated he penned the lines about the Dean, which have since been turned into a nursery rhyme.