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�� ��1. Tliere once was a bold Fisher-man, Who sail'd forth from Billingsgate, To catch the mild

2. First he wrig - gled, then he strig-gled, In the wa - ter so bri-ny-o, He bel - low'd and ho

3. His ghost walked that ni-i-ight, To the bed -side of his Ma- ry Jane; He told her how

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��po - gy, And the shy mack -er - el. But when he arrove off Piin-li-co„ The stormy wind, it did be-

yel ■ lowed Out for help, but in vain ; Then down did he gently gli - i -ide, To the bottom of thesil-v'ry

dead he was, "Then," says she, "I'll go mad I" " For since my dovey is so dead," says she, "All jo - o - oy from me has

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��- pin to Mow, And his lit-tle boat, it wib-ble wob-ble so, That slick o-ver-board he fell. Spoken. All among the Conger eels, and the Dover soles, and the kippered Herrings, ami the Dutch plaice, and the Whitebait, ami the Blackbait, and the Tittlebats, and the Brickbats, and the Mullibobs, and the Piwnmy-jobs, singing:

ti - i-ide, But pre-vi-ous-ly to that he cri-i-ied, "Fare - well, Ma - ry Jane ! " Spoken. When he came

to the terra firma at the bottom of the aquapura, he simply took a cough-lozenge, and murmured:

fled," savs she," I'll go a rav-injj Inn - i - ac !" says she, And she went star - ing mad. Spokm. She thereupon tore her best chignon to smithereens, danced the "Can-Can " on the top of the water butt, and joiner) the Woman's Kights Associ- ation, and frequently edifies the angelio members thereof by softly chanting a song of plaintive memory, viz. :

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