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" And pretty nigh all o' the crew was drowned (There was seventy-seven o' soul), And only ten of the Nancy's men Said 'Here' to the 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... "
Iowa Engineer - Page 203
1905
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 125

American literature - 1920
...a sea-faring person, he might well have claimed, in the words of the lamented Gilbert, — Oh, I am the cook and the captain bold, And the mate of the Nancy brig, And the bo'sun tight, and the midshipmite, And the crew of the captain's gig. I now perceived the nature...
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Fun, Volumes 1-2

1865
...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 brig, And a bo' sun tight, and a midahipmite, And the crew of the captain's gig ! " Then he gave a hitch to his trousers, which Is a...
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Ballou's Monthly Magazine, Volumes 51-52

American literature - 1880
...seventy-seven o* soul, And only ten of the Nancy* ь men Said ' Here I* to the muster-roll. "There was me, the cook, and the captain bold, And the mate of the Nancy brier, And the boVun tight, and the midshipmite. And the crew oí the captain's gig. " A month we were...
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The 'Bab' ballads, with illustr. by the author, Issue 95

sir William Schwenck Gilbert - 1870
...seventy-seven o' soul) And only ten of the Nancy's men Said ' Here!' to the 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...
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Routledge's readings, selected and arranged by E. Routledge

Edmund Routledge - 1871
...seventy-seven o' soul), And only ten of the Nancy's men Said ' Here !' to the 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...
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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
...seventy-seven o' soul) ; And only ten of the Nancy's men Said ' Here ' to the muster-roll. l "There was me, and d, and yet I am not old ; And when I look on this,...spray Of in}' own years of trouble, which have rolled of the captain's gig. "For a month we *d neither wittles nor drink, Till a hungry we did feel, So we...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1873 - 789 pages
...o' soul) ; And only ten of the Nancy's men Said ' Here ' to the muster-roll. ' ' There was me, and Pity thee ! so I do ! I pity the dumb victim at the altar, But does t bo'sun tight and a midshipmite, And the crew of the captain's gig. " For a month we 'd neither wittles...
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The World of Wit and Humour, Volume 1

George Manville Fenn - Wit and humor - 1899 - 480 pages
...o' soul), And only ten of the Nancy's men Said ' Here ! ' to the muster rolL. "There was me, and tho 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...
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Beecher's Recitations and Readings: Humorous, Serious, Dramatic, Including ...

Alvah C. Beecher - Elocution - 1874 - 180 pages
...seventy-seven o' soul), And only ten of the Nancy's men Said ' Here !' to the 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...
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The book of naval anecdotes

Book - 1874
...seventy-seven o' soul), And only ten of the Nancy's men Said ' Here !' to the 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 wittlcs...
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