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Oh, a capital ship for an ocean trip, Was the Walloping Window Blind; No gale that blew dismayed her crew Or troubled the captain's mind. (Charles Edward Carryl (1841-1920), U.S. poet. Davy and the Goblin (l. 1-4). . . Moon Is Shining Bright as Day, The; an Anthology of Good-humored Verse. Ogden Nash, ed. (1953) J. B. Lippincott Company.)

The night was thick and hazy When the "Piccadilly Daisy" Carried down the crew and captain in the sea; And I think the water downed 'em; For they never, never found 'em, And I know they didn't come ashore with me. (Charles Edward Carryl (1841-1920), U.S. poet. Davy and the Goblin (l. 1-6). . . Poems to Read Aloud. Edward Hodnett, ed. (Rev. ed., 1967) W. W. Norton & Company.)

we carry home as prizes Funny bugs, of handy sizes, Just to give the day a scientific tone. (Charles Edward Carryl (1841-1920), U.S. poet. Davy and the Goblin (l. 40-42). . . Poems to Read Aloud. Edward Hodnett, ed. (Rev. ed., 1967) W. W. Norton & Company.)

we cast the vessel ashore On the Gulliby Isles where the Pooh-pooh smiles, And the Rumbletum bunders roar. (Charles Edward Carryl (1841-1920), U.S. poet. Davy and the Goblin (l. 26-28). . . Moon Is Shining Bright as Day, The; an Anthology of Good-humored Verse. Ogden Nash, ed. (1953) J. B. Lippincott Company.)

We take along a carrot As refreshment for the parrot, And a little can of jungleberry tea. (Charles Edward Carryl (1841-1920), U.S. poet. Davy and the Goblin (l. 34-36). . . Poems to Read Aloud. Edward Hodnett, ed. (Rev. ed., 1967) W. W. Norton & Company.)

The boatswain's mate was very sedate, Yet fond of amusement, too; And he played hopscotch with the starboard watch, While the captain tickled the crew. (Charles Edward Carryl (1841-1920), U.S. poet. Davy and the Goblin (l. 9-12). . . Moon Is Shining Bright as Day, The; an Anthology of Good-humored Verse. Ogden Nash, ed. (1953) J. B. Lippincott Company.)

The captain sat in a commodore's hat And dined in a royal way On toasted pigs and pickles and figs And gummery bread each day. (Charles Edward Carryl (1841-1920), U.S. poet. Davy and the Goblin (l. 17-20). . . Moon Is Shining Bright as Day, The; an Anthology of Good-humored Verse. Ogden Nash, ed. (1953) J. B. Lippincott Company.)

I live on toasted lizards, Prickly pears, and parrot gizzards, And I'm really very fond of beetle-pie. (Charles Edward Carryl (1841-1920), U.S. poet. Davy and the Goblin (l. 22-24). . . Poems to Read Aloud. Edward Hodnett, ed. (Rev. ed., 1967) W. W. Norton & Company.)

there's never a question About my digestion Anything does for me. (Charles Edward Carryl (1841-1920), U.S. poet. The Admiral's Caravan (l. 5-7). . . Oxford Book of Children's Verse, The. Iona Opie and Peter Opie, eds. (1973) Oxford University Press.)

a camel comes handy Wherever it's sandy Anywhere does for me. (Charles Edward Carryl (1841-1920), U.S. poet. The Admiral's Caravan (l. 19-21). . . Oxford Book of Children's Verse, The. Iona Opie and Peter Opie, eds. (1973) Oxford University Press.)

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