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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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Sleeping Lady: An Alex Jensen Mystery

Sue Henry - Fiction - 2009 - 100 pages
...for any bear in the area to hear him. When he ran out of nonsense to say, he began to recite poetry. "Oh, I am a cook and a captain bold and the mate of the Nancy brig . . ." he had started, when he saw something blue and covered with dirt next to a tree ahead of him....
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Desperate Journeys, Abandoned Souls: True Stories of Castaways and Other ...

Edward E. Leslie - History - 1998 - 608 pages
...eating be 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...a midshipmite. And the crew of the captain's gig!" For the whimsical Gilbert, then, as for many real survivors, the method of determining who was to die...
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Doctor Leeds' Selection of Popular Epic Recitations: For Minstrel ..., Volume 1

Robert X. Leeds - Poetry - 1999 - 332 pages
...eating I be, The last of his chops, why, I almost drops For a vessel in sight I see. And I never grieve and I never smile And I never larf nor play, But I...captain bold, And the mate of the Nancy Brig, And a bo 'sun tight, and a midshipmite, And the crew of the captain's gig." TO ALTHEA, FROM PRISON Richard...
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A Hubert Harrison Reader

Hubert Harrison, Jeffrey B. Perry - History - 2001 - 473 pages
...the limelight. He loved to be the center of everything. Like WS Gilbert's elderly naval man, he loved to say: "Oh, I am a cook and a captain bold, And the...a midshipmite And the crew of the captain's gig." He has always wanted to be the "whole cheese," and the jury took him at his own estimate. GOT A FAIR...
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