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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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The International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from the World's ...

Andrew Lang, Donald Grant Mitchell - 1898 - 9822 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...and a midshipmite, And the crew of the captain's gig ! ' " A BRUTAL CAPTAIN. BY BH DANA. (From "Two Years Before the Mast.") [RICHARD 1 IT.NUV DANA, JR.:...
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The History of Old Durban and Reminiscences of an Emigrant of 1850

George Russell - 1899 - 512 pages
...absence of the Master, detained at Congella, he overawed them with the astounding averment : " Oh I am a cook and a captain bold, " And the mate...midshipmite, " And the crew of the captain's gig." Remain, however, he did, and received Mrs. Lonsdale and family, with the soldiers' wives and children,...
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The International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from ..., Volume 13

Richard Garnett - 1899 - 9822 pages
...wight on the shore recite In a singular minor key : " Oh, I am a cook and a captain bold, And a mate of the Nancy brig, And a bo'sun tight, and 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 couldn't help thinking...
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Steps to Oratory: A School Speaker

Frank Townsend Southwick - 1900 - 464 pages
...a wessel in sight I see. " And I never grieve, and I never smile, And I never larf nor play, But I sit and croak, and a single joke I have which...and a midshipmite, And the crew of the captain's gig ! " CAUGHT IN THE QUICKSAND VICTOR HUGO It sometimes happens that a man, traveler or fisherman walking...
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Steps to Oratory: A School Speaker

Frank Townsend Southwick - 1900 - 464 pages
...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...and 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 couldn't help thinking...
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The School Speaker and Reader

William De Witt Hyde - 1900 - 474 pages
...Of the duties of men of the sea, And I '11 eat my hand if I understand How ever you can be " At once a cook and a captain bold, And the mate of the Nancy...and 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...
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The School Speaker and Reader

William De Witt Hyde - 1900 - 474 pages
...weedy, his beard was long, And weedy and long was he ; And I heard this wight on the shore recite, " Oh, I am a cook, and a captain bold, And the mate...Nancy brig, And a bo'sun tight, and a midshipmite, ^a^"1/ ic And the crew of the captain 's^ gig." And he shook his fists and he tore his hair,...
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Steps to Oratory: A School Speaker

Frank Townsend Southwick - 1900 - 464 pages
...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 wittles nor drink, Till a-hungry we did feel, So we drawed a lot, and accordin'...
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The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science, Philosophy ...

Harry Thurston Peck - 1901
...almost 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 BISHOP OF Rmt-Ti-Foo. FROM east and south the holy clan Of bishops gathered to a man ; To...
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The Century, Volume 1

1871
...I never smile. And I never lark or play, But I sit and croak, and a single joke I have which u to say : " Oh, I am a cook and a captain bold, And...and a midshipmite, And the crew of the captain's gig I ' ' After more horrors comes the Chamber of Beauties, wherein is the Beautiful Girl pursued by an...
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