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" They raised them out of the water, not edgeways, but with the flat part, or blade, horizontal, as you would raise a spoonful of any liquid. The use of this, as Harry perceived, was to diminish the resistance of the air against the oars, as they were moved... "
Harry and Lucy Concluded: Being the Last Part of Early Lessons - Page 73
by Maria Edgeworth - 1825 - 340 pages
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A Collection of the Most Esteemed Farces and Entertainments Performed on the ...

1788
...mi. Oh, dear ! let's fee it. Tug. It's a foog, Mi&; I'll fing it to you, if you pleafs. AIR. 1, And did you not hear of a jolly young waterman. Who at Black-friars- Bridge us'd for to ply ; And he feather'd his oars with fuch drill and dexterity, Winning «aeh heart,...
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Harry and Lucy Concluded;: Being the Last Part of Early Lessons, Volumes 1-2

Maria Edgeworth - 1825 - 336 pages
...bluntly saying, " By your leave, Miss," he succeeded in getting the boat out of the little creek, in which it had been moored. Now they were fairly out...waterman, Who at Blackfriars used for to ply ? He feather 'd his oars with such skill and dexterity, Winning each heart and delighting each eye." 75...
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Harry and Lucy Concluded: Being the Last Part of Early Lessons, Volume 2

Maria Edgeworth - 1825 - 340 pages
...and amusing to Lucy; she listened to the sound of the oars, and watched the sparkling drops, banging from their edges, as the men lifted them from the...dexterity, Winning each heart and delighting each eye." E 2 As they rowed along, they saw a pretty villa on the banks of the river. Lucy suddenly started up...
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Harry and Lucy Concluded;: Being the Last Part of Early Lessons, Volume 2

Maria Edgeworth - 1827 - 354 pages
...who was much heavier; and then seeming satisfied, said, " She is well trimmed now." Lucy perceived that she meant the boat, and now understood, that...dexterity, Winning each heart and delighting each eye." E 2 As they rowed along, they saw a pretty villa on the banks of the river. Lucy suddenly started up...
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Harry and Lucy Concluded: Being the Last Part of Early Lessons, Volume 1

Maria Edgeworth - 1837
...of the air against the oars, as they were moved forward, in order to replunge them in the water. " Now I understand," said Lucy, " that verse in the...hear of a jolly young waterman, Who at Blackfriars bridge us'd for to ply ? He feather'd his oars with such skill and dexterity, Winning each heart and...
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Pattie's Modern Stage: A Collection of the Most Approved and Popular Dramas ...

1838
...! let's see it ? Tug. It's a song, misa ; I'll sing it to you, if you please. AIR.— TOM TOG. And did you not hear of a jolly young waterman, Who at Blackfriars Bridge used for to ply ? He looked so neat, and rowed so steaddy, The maidens all flocked in his boat...
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Songs, Naval and National: Of the Late Charles Dibdin; with a Memoir and Addenda

Charles Dibdin - 1841 - 336 pages
...Polly would never receive me, So again I heav'd anchor — Yo, Yea ! THE JOLLY YOUNG WATERMAN. AND did you not hear of a jolly young waterman, Who at Blackfriars bridge used for to ply ? He feather'd his oars with such skill and dexterity, Winning each heart, and...
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Harry and Lucy: with Other Tales, Volume 1

Maria Edgeworth - 1842
...their edges, as the men lifted them from the water. They raised them out of the water, not edgewise, but with the flat part, or blade, horizontal, as you...waterman, Who at Blackfriars used for to ply ? He feathered his oars with such skill and dexterity, Winning each heart and delighting each eye.' " As...
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Harry and Lucy: with Other Tales, Volume 1

Maria Edgeworth - 1842
...their edges, as the men lifted them from the water. They raised them out of the water, not edgewise, but with the flat part, or blade, horizontal, as you...Did you not hear of a jolly young waterman. Who at Hlackfriars used for to ply ? He feathered Ins oars with such skill and dexterity, Winning each heart...
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A Book for a Rainy Day: Or, Recollections of the Events of the Last Sixty ...

John Thomas Smith - 1845 - 311 pages
...In this piece, Tom Tug, the hero,* is in love with a gardener's daughter, before whom he sings, And did you not hear of a jolly young waterman, Who at Blackfriars' Bridge us'd for to ply ; He feather*d his oars with such skill and dexterity, Winning each heart, and...
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