We praise Him, we bless Him, we adore Him, we glorify Him, and we wonder who is that baritone across the aisle and that pretty woman on our right who smells of apple blossoms. Our bowels stir and our cod itches and we amend our prayers for the spiritual life with the hope that it will not be too spiritual.
I come from good old Boston, The home of the bean and the cod, Where Cabots speak only to Lowells, And the Lowells speak only to God.Samuel C. Bushnell
And this isgood old Boston, The home of the bean and the cod, Where the Lowells talk to the Cabots And the Cabots talk only to God.
O wombe! O bely! O stynkyng cod Fulfilled of dong and of corrupcioun!Geoffrey Chaucer
"At Newfoundland, it is said, that dried cod performs the office of money,"jean-baptiste say
I am from Massachusetts, The land of the sacred cod, Where the Adamses snub the Abbotts And the Cabots walk with God.
And this is good old Boston, The home of the bean and the cod. Where the Lowells talk only to Cabots, And the Cabots talk only to God.john mcphee