George Pope Morris

(1802-1864 / USA)

George Pope Morris Poems

141. A Leap For Life 10/6/2010
142. A Hero Of The Revolution. 10/6/2010

A Parody.

On old Long Island's sea-girt shore
We caught a cod the other day;
He never had been there before,
And wished that he had stayed away.
We laid him on the beach to dry,
Then served him frizzled on a dish,
A warning to the smaller fry,
As well as all the larger fish.

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