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" And I never larf, and I never smile, And I never lark nor play, But sit and croak, and a single joke I have — which is to say: "Oh, I am a cook and a captain bold, And the mate of the Nancy brig, And a bo'sun tight, and a midshipmite, And the crew of... "
W.S. Gilbert - Page 24
by Edith A. Browne - 1907 - 96 pages
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Fun, Volume 1

Humor - 1865
...a-eating he The last of his chops, why I almost drops, For a vessel in sight I see ! " Aad I never grieve, and I never smile, And I never larf nor play, But...am a cook and a captain bold, And the mate of the Naney brig, And a bo' sun tight, and a midshipmite, And the crew of the captain's gig ! " THE New Toy...
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Ballou's Monthly Magazine, Volumes 51-52

1880
...and en »iik, and a single joke I have, which is to say, " ' Oh, I am a cook and a captain bold, And mate of the Nancy brig, And a bo'sun tight, and a midshipmite. And the crew of the captain's gig.1 " A friend of ours who seems to have nothing to do but travel, tells us that he was on his way...
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Tom Hood's Comic readings in prose and verse

Thomas Hood - 1869
...And weedy and long was he, And I heard this wight on the shore recite, In a singular minor key : " Oh, I am a cook and a captain bold, And the mate of...a bo'sun tight, and a midshipmite, And the crew of tho captain's gig!" And he shook his fists and he tore his hair, Till I really felt afraid, For I couldn't...
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The 'Bab' ballads, with illustr. by the author

William Schwenck Gilbert (sir.) - 1870
...possibly be • A portion of this ballad is published as a Song, by Mr. Jeffreys, Soho Square. "At once a cook, and a captain bold, And the mate of the Nancy brig, And a bo'sun light and a midshipmite, And the crew of the captain's gig." Then he gave a hitch to his trousers,...
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Routledge's readings, selected and arranged by E. Routledge

Edmund Routledge - 1871
...last of his chops, why I almost drops, For a wessel in sight I see. * * * * * " And I never grieve, and I never smile, And I never larf nor play, But...and a midshipmite, And the crew of the captain's gig ! " (By permission of tfie Author. ) MRS. BROWN GOES TO AN EVENING PARTY. BY ARTHUR SKETCHLEY. " WE...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - English poetry - 1871 - 789 pages
...weedy and long was he ; And I heard this wight on the shore recite, In a singular minor key : — "0, And he shook his fists and he tore his hair, Till I really felt afraid, For I could n't help thinking...
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The Speaker's Garland and Literary Bouquet: Combining 100 Choice ..., Volume 2

Readers - 1884
...I almost drops, For a wesbel in sight I see. "And I never larf, and I never smile, And I never lark nor play; But I sit and croak, and a single joke I...And the mate of the Nancy brig. And a bo'sun tight, nnd a midshipmite, And the crew of the captain's gig! ' " THE OLD MAX IX THE MODEL CHURCH* JOHN H....
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A library of poetry and song: being choice selections from the best poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1872 - 789 pages
...I never lark nor play ; But I sit and croak, and a single joke I have — which is to say : " O, Ď old The immortal mind that hath forsook Her mansion...those demons that are found In fire, air, flood, or ! " WS GILBERT. COLOGNE. IN Köln, a town of monks and bones, And pavements fanged with murderous stones,...
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The world of wit and humour, ed. by G.M. Fenn

World - 1873
...duties of men of the sea, And ( ' LI eat my hand if I understand How you can possibly be " At once a cook, and a captain bold, And the mate of the Nancy brig, And a bo'sun tight, and a midship mite, And the crew of the captain's gig." Then he gave a hitch to his trousers, which Is a...
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The Peep-show

...of the floating timber, he felt like the " elderly man " of the " Nancy Bell " lay, who was "At once a cook and a captain bold, And the mate of the Nancy...a midshipmite, And the crew of the captain's gig." Indeed, he felt even more than this, for as the two barges lay alongside, almost if not quite touching,...
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