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" 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... "
Fun - Page 239
1865
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Ballou's Monthly Magazine, Volumes 51-52

American literature - 1880
...see. 11 And I never larks, nor I never smiles, Nor I never larks nor p'lav; But I sit and en ╗iik, and a single joke I have, which is to say, " ' Oh, I am a cook and a captain bold, And mate of the Nancy brig, And a bo'sun tight, and a midshipmite. And the crew of the captain's gig.1...
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Tom Hood's Comic readings in prose and verse, Volume 1

Thomas Hood - 1869
...And, as I a-eating 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...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 !" (By kind permission...
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The 'Bab' ballads, with illustr. by the author, Issue 95

sir William Schwenck Gilbert - 1870
...And — as I 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...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 !" THE BISHOP...
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Routledge's readings, selected and arranged by E. Routledge

Edmund Routledge - 1871
...I 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...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 ! " (By permission...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1871 - 789 pages
...weedy and long was he ; And I heard this wight on the shore recite, In a singular minor key : — "0, Nancy brig, And a bo'sun tight, and a midshipmite, And the crew of the captain's gig." And he shook...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1872 - 789 pages
...I never lark nor play ; But I sit and croak, and a single joke I have — which is to say : " O, ¤ old The immortal mind that hath forsook Her mans Nancy brig, And a bo'sun tight, and a midshipmite, And the crew of the captain's gig ! " WS GILBERT....
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The World of Wit and Humour, Volume 1

George Manville Fenn - Wit and humor - 1899 - 480 pages
...And — as I 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...to say : " Oh, I am a cook, and a captain bold, And tho mate of the Nancy brig, And a bo'sun tight, and a midshipmite, And the crew of the captain's gig...
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Beecher's Recitations and Readings: Humorous, Serious, Dramatic, Including ...

Alvah C. Beecher - Elocution - 1874 - 180 pages
...as I eating be The last of his chops, why, I almost dropa, For a wessel in sight I see. ****** " And I never grieve, and I never smile, And I never larf...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 !" PADDY THE PIPER....
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The book of naval anecdotes

Book - 1874
...drops, For a wesscl in sight I see. * * ╗ * * " And I never grieve, and I never smite, And I never Tarf nor play, But I sit and croak, and a single joke I have— which is to say : "Oh, I am a coolc, and a captain bold, WS GILBERT. THE IRISHMAN'S PR A YER. WHEN the British ships under Lord Nelson...
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The World of Wit and Humour, Volume 1

George Manville Fenn - Wit and humor - 1899 - 480 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 of tho Nancy brig. And a bo'snn tight, and a midshipmito, And the crew of the captain's gig !" "And he...
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