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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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W.S. Gilbert

Edith A. Browne - 1907 - 96 pages
...wessel in sight I see ! ***** " And I never Rrin, 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 ! ' " Blessed with a sense of humour that is too healthy to be impaired by " isms," you look to see...
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The Romance of Medicine

Ronald Campbell Macfie - 1907 - 312 pages
...the Hippocratic writings were by one man. Hippocrates covers a multitude of men quite a case of " I am a cook and a captain bold, And the mate of the...a midshipmite And the crew of the captain's gig." Yet though all the Hippocratic writings were not the work of Hippocrates, still Hippocrates was the...
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W.S. Gilbert

Edith A. Browne - 1907 - 96 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 Nancy...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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Humorous Hits ; And, How to Hold an Audience: A Collection of Short ...

Grenville Kleiser - 1908 - 334 pages
...For 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...Nancy brig, And a bo'sun tight, and a midshipmite, I TOL' YER SO BY JOHN L. HEATON John Jones he was the beatenus cuss, Allus a-pickin' 'n' sayin' to...
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Book of Tales, Being School Readings, Imaginative and Emotional in Prose and ...

William Swinton, George Rhett Cathcart - 1908 - 272 pages
...wessel in sight I see ! 22- " And I never larf, and I never smile, THE YARN OF THE "NANCY BELL." 28. " ' 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. PAKT I. af-fect'ed, sought after. j of fic-es, duties,...
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Humorous Hits and how to Hold an Audience: A Collection of Short Selections ...

Grenville Kleiser - 1908 - 334 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 Nancy...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 thumpin'...
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The Medico-pharmaceutical Critic and Guide, Volume 12

1909
...be able to sing with the "elderly naval man" in Gilbert's ballad "The Yarn of the 'Nancy Bell'": "Oh, I am a cook and a captain bold, And the mate...a midshipmite, And the crew of the captain's gig." Is it not a strange social dispensation which puts so many parasites into high professional places...
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Family Names and Their Story

Sabine Baring-Gould - 1910 - 419 pages
...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,...a midshipmite, And the crew of the captain's gig.' " What is Gilbert's nonsense is to the unsophisticated man sheer common sense. He desires to sum in...
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Frolics at Fairmount

Etta Anthony Baker - 1910 - 408 pages
..." So you'll have to be them all," Grace nodded approvingly, as she hummed a verse of " Nancy Bell." "Oh! I am a cook and a captain bold, And the mate...a midshipmite, And the crew of the Captain's gig! " " Judging from the way she spoils you already, Abby, you'll be captain at any rate, even if you're...
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The Sewanee Review, Volume 18

1910
...accompanied by words that seem to convey some hint of what Mr. Harris's idea of Shakespeare might be: " O, I am a cook, and a Captain bold, And the mate of the...a midshipmite, And the crew of the Captain's gig." In effect, he contrives to convince himself that the real Shakespeare was a sort of composite of Hamlet,...
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