Poor Jack

G. Routledge and Sons, 1889 - 371 páginas

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Página 50 - JACK and Jill went up the hill, To fetch a pail of water; Jack fell down and broke his crown And Jill came tumbling after.
Página 41 - There was an old woman who lived In a shoe, She had so many children, she didn't know what to do. She gave them some broth without any bread, She whipped them all soundly and put them to bed.
Página 8 - Hey, Diddle, Diddle, The cat and the fiddle, The cow jumped over the moon. The little dog laughed To see such sport, And the dish ran away with the spoon.
Página 41 - Little Jack Horner Sat in a corner Eating his Christmas pie. He put in his thumb And pulled out a plum And said:
Página 110 - FAREWELL, and adieu to you Spanish ladies, Farewell, and adieu to you ladies of Spain ! For we've received orders for to sail for old England, But we hope in a short time to see you again.
Página 86 - If you think, sir, that you can manage the ship better than I can, you had better take the command.' I was in the waist at the time, with a good many more men, and we heard what the carpenter said, and what answer the lieutenant gave.
Página 111 - Then a signal was made for the grand fleet to anchor All in the Downs, that night for to sleep; Then stand by your stoppers, let go your shank-painters, Haul all your clew-garnets, stick out tacks and sheets.
Página 2 - Mediterranean; that he was made captain of the foretop, and sailed six years in the East Indies; and, at last, was rated captain's coxswain in the "Druid" frigate, attached to the Channel fleet cruising during the peace. Having thus condensed the genealogical and chronological part of this history, I now come to a portion of it in which it will be necessary that I should enter more into detail. The frigate in which my father eventually served as captain's coxswain was commanded by a Sir Hercules...
Página 108 - Perceiving that he was dressed so differently from the other pensioners, one of the ladies' curiosity was excited ; and at last she called him to her, and said : — " ' Pray, my good man, why do you wear a yellow coat, when the other pensioners have blue ones ? ' " ' Bless your handsome face, ma'am !' replied Dick, ' don't you really know ?' ** ' No, indeed ! ' replied she. "'Well, then, ma'am, perhaps you may have heard of the glorious battle of the Nile, in which Nelson gave the French such a...

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