Ballou's Monthly Magazine, Volumes 51-52

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Elliott, Thomes & Talbot, 1880
 

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Page 496 - Come here,' says he, with a proper pride. Which his smiling features tell; ' 'T will soothing be if I let you see How extremely nice you'll smell.' " And he stirred it round, and round, and round. And he sniffed at the foaming froth; When I ups with his heels, and smothers his squeals In the scum of the boiling broth. " And I eat that cook in a week or less, And as I eating be The last of his chops, why I almost drops.
Page 496 - TWAS on the shores that round our coast From Deal to Ramsgate span, That I found alone on a piece of stone An elderly naval man. His hair was weedy, his beard was 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 the Nancy brig, And a bo'sun tight, and a midshipmite, And the crew of the captain's gig.
Page 194 - With one of these pieces, after having blown off all the dust from the paper to be cleaned, by means of a good pair of bellows, begin at the top of the room, holding the crust in the hand, and wiping lightly downward with the crumb, about half a yard at each stroke, till the upper part of the hangings is completely cleaned all round. Then go round again, with the like sweeping stroke downwards, always commencing each successive course a little higher than the upper stroke had extended, till the bottom...
Page 496 - And he stirred it round and round and round, And he sniffed at the foaming froth; When I ups with his heels, and smothers his squeals In the scum of the boiling broth. "And I eat that cook in a week or less, And— as I eating be The last of his chops, why, I almost drops, For a wessel in sight I see!
Page 486 - But the lily presently folded up and perished. The Streamlet moved on. Presently it came to a spot where men had thrown hard stones in its way, obstructed its course, turned it aside through a narrow channel and forced it to rush in a confused perilous way over a wheel. ' ' Alas ! " cried the Streamlet ; " is it then for this agony I was born?" But after soure wild splashes the Streamlet found itself at peace again and went on widening.
Page 496 - And I eat that cook in a week or less, And — as I eating be The last of his chops, why, I almost drops, For a wessel in sight I see!
Page 496 - And then we murdered the bo'sun tight, And he much resembled pig; Then we wittled free, did the cook and me, On the crew of the captain's gig. "Then only the cook and me was left, And the delicate question, ' Which Of us two goes to the kettle ? ' arose, And we argued it out as sich.
Page 496 - The next lot fell to the Nancy's mate, And a delicate dish he made; Then our appetite with the midshipmite We seven survivors stayed. "And then we murdered the bo'sun tight, And he much resembled pig; Then we wittled free, did the cook and me, On the crew of the captain's gig. "Then only the cook and me was left, And the delicate question, 'Which Of us two goes to the kettle?
Page 590 - ... out in your hand as you would a sponge, and then rub it hard all over the face of the glass, taking care that it is not so wet as to run down in streams. In fact, the paper must only be completely moistened or dampened all through.
Page 194 - Sweeping stroke downwards, always commencing each successive course a little higher than the upper stroke had extended, till the bottom be finished. This operation, if carefully performed, will frequently make very old paper look almost equal to new.

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