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" Through the hot black breath of the burnin' boat Jim Bludso's voice was heard, And they all had trust in his cussedness And knowed he would keep his word. And, sure's you're born, they all got off Afore the smokestacks fell, And Bludso's ghost went up... "
Canadian Pharmaceutical Journal - Page 508
1899
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - American poetry - 1832 - 882 pages
...hole in the night, And quick as a flash she turned, and made For that wilier-bank on the right. There was runnin' and cursin', but Jim yelled out. Over...the burnin' boat Jim Bludso's voice was heard, And they all had trust in his cussedness, And knowed he would keep his word. And sure's you're born, they...
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Little Breeches and other pieces [in verse].

John Milton Hay - 1871
...hole in the night, And quick as a flash she turned, and made For that wilier-bank on the right. There was runnin' and cursin', but Jim yelled out Over all...the burnin' boat Jim Bludso's voice was heard, And they all had trust in his cussedness, And knowed he would keep his word. And, sure's you're born, they...
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Pike County Ballads and Other Pieces

John Hay - American poetry - 1871 - 167 pages
...hole in the night, And quick as a flash she turned, and made For that wilier-bank on the right. There was runnin' and cursin', but Jim yelled out, Over all the infernal roar, " I '11 hold her nozzle agin the bank Till the last galoot 's ashore." Through the hot, black breath...
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AMERICANISMS; THE ENGLISH OF THE NEW WORLD

M.SCHELE DE VERE - 1872
...is the Yankee's pronunciation of far. G. Galoot, a Southwestern expression of unknown parentage : " I'll hold her nozzle agin the bank, Till the last galoot's ashore/' (John Hay. Jim Bludsoe of the Prairie Belle.) Gambolling, a common corruption of gambling, as gamboller...
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Americanisms: The English of the New World

Maximilian Schele de Vere - Americanisms - 1872 - 685 pages
...Furr is the Yankee's pronunciation of far. Oaloot, a Southwestern expression of unknown parentage: " I'll hold her nozzle agin the bank, Till the last galoot's ashore." (John Hay. Jim Bludsoe of the Prairie BeHe.) Gambolling, a common corruption of gambling, as gamboller...
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Pike County Ballads and Other Pieces

John Hay - 1873 - 167 pages
...hole in the night, And quick as a flash she turned, and made For that wilier-bank on the right. There was runnin' and cursin', but Jim yelled out, Over all the infernal roar, " I '11 hold her nozzle agin the bank Till the last galoot 's ashore." And they all had trust in his...
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Forty Years of American Life, Volume 1

Thomas Low Nichols - United States - 1874 - 509 pages
...quick as a flash she turned, and made For that wilier bank on the right. There was runnin' and cussin', but Jim yelled out Over all the infernal roar, ' I'll...the burnin' boat Jim Bludso's voice was heard, And they all had trust in his cussedness, And knowed he would keep his word. And, sure's you're born, they...
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Forty Years of American Life, Volume 1

Thomas Low Nichols - United States - 1874 - 509 pages
...out as she clared the bar, And burnt a hole in the night, And quick as a flash she turned, and made Over all the infernal roar, ' I'll hold her nozzle agin the bank For that wilier bank on the right. There was runnin' and cussin', but Jim yelled out Till the last...
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Why We Laugh

Samuel Sullivan Cox - American wit and humor - 1876 - 381 pages
...furnace crammed, rosin and pine " — nor to Jim Bludsoe's exclamation above the roar of the flames, " I'll hold her nozzle agin the bank Till the last galoot's ashore," but to the audacity, suitable to the time and country, with which he ushered his hero into heaven,...
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The Truth Seeker Collection of Forms, Hymns, and Recitations: Original and ...

Free thought - 1877 - 585 pages
...quick as a flash she turned, and made For that wilier-bank on the right; There was running and cursing, but Jim yelled out, Over all the infernal roar, "...the burnin' boat Jim Bludso's voice was heard, And they all had trust in his cussedness, And knowed he would keep his word. And, sure's you're born, they...
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