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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... "
A Treasury of Humorous Poetry: Being a Compilation of Witty, Facetious, and ... - Page 3
edited by - 1902 - 407 pages
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Standard Supplementary Readers, Book 3

William Swinton, George Rhett Cathcart - 1880
...in sight I see ! 22. " And I never larf, and I never smile, THE YARN OF THE " NANCT BELL.' 23. " ' Oh, I am a cook and a captain bold, And the mate of...and a midshipmite, And the crew of the captain's gig ! ' " 58. -THE TEMPEST: A TALE FROM SHAKESPEARE. PAET I. af-fect'ed, sought after. I of'fic-es, duties,...
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Book of Tales, Being School Readings, Imaginative and Emotional in Prose and ...

William Swinton, George Rhett Cathcart - 1880 - 272 pages
...wessel in sight I see ! 22. " And I never larf, and I never smile, THE YARN OF THE "NANCY BELL: 23. " ' Oh, I am a cook and a captain bold, And the mate of...and a midshipmite, And the crew of the captain's gig ! ' ' IV (I 58. -THE TEMPEST: A TALE FROM SHAKESPEARE. PART I. af-fect'ed, sought after. con-eludes'....
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Our Poetical Favorites: A Selection from the Best Minor Poems of the English ...

1881 - 494 pages
...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 midshipmite, And the crew of the captain's gig." OUR POETICAL FAVORITES. And he shook his fists and he tore his hair, Till I really felt afraid ; For...
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Among the Poets: A Choice Selection of the Best Poems by the Best Authors

1882 - 336 pages
...the duties of men of the sea, And I'll eat my hand if I understand How you can possibly be "At once a cook, and a captain bold, And the . mate of the...tight and a midshipmite, And the crew of the captain's gif*.'' Then he gave a hitch to his trousers, which Is a trick all seamen larn, And having got rid...
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Elmo's Model Speaker for Platform, School and Home, Arranged on an Entirely ...

Thomas W. Handford - 1881 - 410 pages
...For a wessel 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 have, which is...a midshipmite, And the crew of the captain's gig.' " WS GILBERT. DER BABY. So help me gracious, efery day I laugh me wild to see der vay My small young...
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The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the ..., Volume 3

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Rufus Edmonds Shapley - 1884
...almost drops, For a wessel in sight I see I "And I never larf, and I never smile, And I never lark nor play, But sit and croak, and a single joke I have...a midshipmite. And the crew of the captain's gig! " 196 THE BISHOP OF HUM-TO-FOO. FBOM east and south the holy clan Of bishops gathered to a man ; To...
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The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the ..., Volume 3

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Rufus Edmonds Shapley - 1884
...know Of the duties of men of the sea, And I'll cat my hand if I understand However you can be "At once a cook, and a captain bold, And the mate of the '...a midshipmite, And the crew of the captain's gig." Then he gave a hitch to his trousers, which Is a trick all seamen larn, And having got rid of a thumping...
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Popular Poets of the Period: Being a Volume Containing Biographical ...

F. A. H. Eyles - 1889 - 376 pages
...drops, 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...and a midshipmite, And the crew of the captain's gig !' " THE WAY OF WOOING. A maiden sat at her window wide, Pretty enough for a Prince's bride, Yet nobody...
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The Elocutionist's Annual ...: Comprising New and Popular Readings ...

Jacob W. Shoemaker - 1881
...weedy and long was he ; And I heard this wight on the shore, recite, In a singular minor key : " O, I am a cook and a captain bold, And the mate of the...a midshipmite, And the crew of the captain's gig." 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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Echoes of Life: Or, Beautiful Gems of Poetry & Song. A Choice Collection of ...

Mrs. Grace Townsend - 1890 - 557 pages
...And I never lark nor play; But I sit and croak, and a single joke I have which is to say: " O, I am a cook and a captain bold And the mate of the...and a midshipmite, And the crew of the captain's gig !" WS Gilbert. UNTO a little negro, A-swimming in the Nile, Appeared quite unexpectedly, A hungry...
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