Punch,  22 (1852), 123.

The Capture of the Sea-Serpent



Song, Drollery


Monstrosities, Hunting

    The song is supposed to be sung by the 'Serpent's Head', which identifies itself as 'a mere chimaera of the sea'. It describes his capture by Charles Seabury, master of the whaling ship Monongahela.

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