... instant turned on deck ; From hammock starting out alert, Up flew each seaman in his shirt ! John said it really did him good To see their reckless hardihood ; — And up the straining shrouds they swarm, Growling and swearing at the storm The wreck...
The Adventures of Johnny Newcome in the Navy: A Poem, in Four Cantos - Page 85
by Alfred Burton (pseud.), John Mitford - 1904 - 246 pages
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