- Author:Fred Wilde
- Publisher:HarperCollins Distribution Services (June 18, 1984)
- Pages:64 pages
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Fred Wilde's third book celebrates the annual trips to the seaside which were the joy and delight of his childhood in. .He followed it up with 'The music in the streets' (1983) and 'When I was down beside the sea (1984), both of which were equally well received.
Fred Wilde's third book celebrates the annual trips to the seaside which were the joy and delight of his childhood in the 'twenties and 'thirties. Here is a perfect period piece, recording the thrills of fishing for crabs and mackerel, digging for lugg, pursuing shrimps and blennies, feeding the raucous seagulls, making sand castles, riding donkeys above the shore, watchin Fred Wilde's third book celebrates the annual trips to the seaside which were the joy and delight of his childhood in the 'twenties and 'thirties.
Fred Wilde was born in Hyde, near Manchester, ‘a long time ago’, as he puts it. He was brought up in the shadow . He was brought up in the shadow of the cotton mills and it was an environ. In later life he lived in Lydiate, near Liverpool.
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Everyone delights to spend their summer's holiday down beside the side of the silvery se. But when you're just a common or garden-working lad like me, a chance to see the sea is quite a novelty.
Everyone delights to spend their summer's holiday down beside the side of the silvery sea. I'm no exception to the rule, in fact, if I'd my way, I'd reside by the side of the silvery sea. I save up all the money I can while winter's grim and grey Then off I run to have some fun where the balmy breezes play.
When I was down beside the sea A wooden spade they gave to me To dig the sandy shore. My holes were empty like a cup. In every hole the sea came up, Till it could come no more. provided at no charge for educational purposes. Destined to become a third generation engineer, Robert was not born a healthy baby. Due to his lack of physical strength and also lack of interest in his father's profession, he decided to study law. He was called to the Bar in 1875, but never did practice. Since childhood he had been most interested in writing. Beginning in 1871 he started contributing to the 'Edinburgh University Magazine' and the 'Portfolio'.
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When I was down beside the sea. A wooden spade they gave to me. To dig the sandy shore. In every hole the sea came up. Till it could come no more. Source: The Golden Book of Poetry (1947). Robert Louis Stevenson is best known as the author of the children’s classic Treasure Island, and the adult horror story, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Both of these novels have curious origins
WHEN I was down beside the sea. In every hole the sea came up
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