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" I remember him looking round the cove and whistling to himself as he did so, and then breaking out in that old sea-song that he sang so often afterwards : — "Fifteen men on the dead man's chest— Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum I " in the high, old tottering... "
Treasure Island - Page 12
by Robert Louis Stevenson - 1908 - 290 pages
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The Novels and Tales of Robert Louis Stevenson ...

Robert Louis Stevenson, Lloyd Osbourne, Fanny Van de Grift Stevenson, William Ernest Henley - 1804
...arms on the table. Suddenly he — the captain, that is — began to pipe up his eternal song :— " Fifteen men on the dead man's chest — Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum! Drink and the devil had done for the rest — Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum!" At first I had supposed...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 195

1892
...again be disturbed by old rovers coming home to frighten quiet people by swearing and singing, — Fifteen men on the dead man's chest, Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum ; Drink and the devil had done for the rest, Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum 1 Yet it was just possible...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1893
...bottle of rum 1 " The quotation is from RL Stevenson's famous ' Treasure Island,' and should be— Fifteen men on the dead man's chest— Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum ! FC BIBKBECK TERRY. WEST JUDIAN SUPERSTITIONS CONCERNING BIRDS' EGGS.— 1. If yon eat blue birds'...
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Lippincott's Magazine, Volume 33

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1884
...name.'' The very refrain which all the pirates take up, — from Billy Bones to old Flint's ghost, — Fifteen men on the dead man's chest, — • Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum, — has in it something reckless, desperate, and suggestive of wickedness untold. The interest begins...
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The Novels and Tales of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume 2

Robert Louis Stevenson, Lloyd Osbourne, Fanny Van de Grift Stevenson, William Ernest Henley - 1894
...our roof. I remember him as if it were yesterday, as he came plodding to the inn door, his sea-chest following behind him in a hand-barrow ; a tall, strong,...dead man's chest — Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum! " I in the high, old tottering voice that seemed to have been tuned and broken at the capstan bars....
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New Arabian Nights, Volume 2

Robert Louis Stevenson - 1894 - 329 pages
...arms on the table. Suddenly he — the captain, that is — began to pipe up his eternal song: — " Fifteen men on the dead man's chest — Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum! Drink and the devil had done for the rest — Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum! " At first I had supposed...
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Personal sketches of recent authors

Hattie Tyng Griswold - Authors, American - 1898 - 352 pages
...black broken nails, and the sabre-cut across one cheek, which was a dirty, livid white, who sang, — " Fifteen men on the dead man's chest — Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum ! Drink and the devil had done his best — Yo-ho ho and a bottle of rum," held us like the Old Man...
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The Book Lover: A Magazine of Book Lore, Volume 1

Bibliography - 1900
...with "John Silver," the wonderful one-legged chieftain of that boozy clan, and leader in the chorus of "Fifteen men on the 'Dead Man's Chest,' Yo-ho,ho! And a bottle of rum!" Indeed, Stevenson himself grew to be so much in love with the character before he had done with him...
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The Faith of Robert Louis Stevenson

John Kelman - Authors, Scottish - 1903 - 301 pages
...brown old seaman holds us like the Ancient Mariner he is, with the unhallowed spell of his rhyme : ' Fifteen men on the Dead Man's Chest — Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum ! ' Then there is that provokingly unforgettable lilt of Pew's : ' Time for us to go, Time for us to...
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Treasure Island

Robert Louis Stevenson - Adventure stories, Scottish - 1905 - 290 pages
...black, broken nails ; and the sabre cut across one cheek, a dirty, livid white. I remember him lacking round the cove and whistling to himself as he did...dead man's chest — Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum I " in the high, old tottering voice that seemed to have been tuned and broken at the capstan bars....
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