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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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Beecher's Recitations and Readings: Humorous, Serious, Dramatic, Including ...

Alvah C. Beecher - Elocution - 1874 - 180 pages
...the duties of men of the sea, And I'll eat my hand if I understand How you can possibly be " At onee a cook and a captain bold, And the mate of the Nancy brig, And a bo'suu tight, and a midshipmite, And the crew of the captain's gig." Then he gave a hitch to his trousers,...
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The book of naval anecdotes

Book - 1874
...muster roll. " There was me, and the cook, and the captain bold, And the mate of the Nancy brig, And the bo'sun tight, and a midshipmite, And the crew of the captain's gig. "For a month we'd neither wittlcs nor drink, Till a-hungry we did feel ; So we drawed a lot, and accordin'...
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The world of wit and humour, ed. by G.M. Fenn

World - 1875
...long, 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 tho Nancy brig. And a bo'snn tight, and a midshipmito, And the crew of the captain's gig !" "And he...
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The Speaker's Garland and Literary Bouquet

1876
...I almost drops, For a wessel in sight I see. "And I never Inrf, and I never smile, And I never lark nor play ; But I sit and croak, and a single joke...cook and a captain bold, And the mate of the Nancy l rig, And a bo'sun tight,.and a midshiianifp, And the crew of the captain's gig!'" THE OLD MAN IN...
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The Speaker's Garland and Literary Bouquet: Combining 100 Choice Selections ...

Recitations - 1876
...I never larf, and I never smile, And I never lark nor play ; But I sit and croak, and u untile joko I have, which is to say: "'Oh, I am a cook and a captain bold, And the mate of the Nancy li-ig. And a bo'sun tiorht, and a midshipinifp, And the crew of the captain's gig!'" THE OLD MAN IN...
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A New Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 2

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1877 - 934 pages
...weedy and long was he ; And 1 heard this wight on the shore recite, In a singular minor key : " 0, I am a cook and a captain bold, And the mate of the Nancy brig, And a l>'sun tight, and a midshipmite, And the crew of the captain's gig." And he shook his fists and...
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The Quarterly Elocutionist, Volume 3

Recitations - 1877
...The 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 ! " WS GILBERT. ORIGIN OF THE WHITE TRASH. A NEGRO preacher delivered a funeral discourse over the...
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The world of wit and humour, ed. by G.M. Fenn

World - 1877
...But I sit and croak, and a single joke I have which is to say : " Oh, I am a cook, and a captuin bold, And the mate of the Nancy brig, And a bo'sun...and a midshipmite, And the crew of the captain's gig I " * Cj permission of the author. LEGAL CHANGE. BISH magistrates make strange blunders : one, censuring...
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A New Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 2

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1877
...weedy and long was he ; And 1 heard this wight on the shore recite, In a singular minor key : " 0, I am a cook and a captain bold, And the mate of the Nancy brig, And a bo'sun tight, and a midshipmitc, And the crew of the captain's gig." And he shook his fists and he tore his hair, Till...
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Fifty "Bab" Ballads: Much Sound and Little Sense

William Schwenck Gilbert - Ballads, English - 1878 - 255 pages
...For a wessel in sight I see ! "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...and a midshipmite, And the crew of the captain's gig ! '" THE BISHOP OF RUM-TI-FOO. FROM east and south the holy clan Of Bishops gathered to a man ; To...
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