Yarmouth


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Yarmouth

(ˈjɑːməθ)
n
(Placename) short for Great Yarmouth

Yar•mouth

(ˈyɑr məθ)

n.
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If most men were like a fellow I saw on the Yarmouth boat one day, I could account for the seeming enigma easily enough.
Yes; going down to Yarmouth, last Friday three weeks.
To all of which Yarmouth merely replied, "Yes, ma'am.
If there are bridges down, and communication with Harwich is blocked, Yarmouth would suit me better than anywhere.
It was my idea," he said, "to hire a steam trawler from Yarmouth.
Instructions to take you on to Yarmouth, if possible, sir," he announced, "and to collect the mileage at our destination.
The sixth day of our being at sea we came into Yarmouth Roads; the wind having been contrary and the weather calm, we had made but little way since the storm.
Here we got in, and though not without much difficulty, got all safe on shore, and walked afterwards on foot to Yarmouth, where, as unfortunate men, we were used with great humanity, as well by the magistrates of the town, who assigned us good quarters, as by particular merchants and owners of ships, and had money given us sufficient to carry us either to London or back to Hull as we thought fit.
Had I now had the sense to have gone back to Hull, and have gone home, I had been happy, and my father, as in our blessed Saviour's parable, had even killed the fatted calf for me; for hearing the ship I went away in was cast away in Yarmouth Roads, it was a great while before he had any assurances that I was not drowned.
The first time he spoke to me after we were at Yarmouth, which was not till two or three days, for we were separated in the town to several quarters; I say, the first time he saw me, it appeared his tone was altered; and, looking very melancholy, and shaking his head, he asked me how I did, and telling his father who I was, and how I had come this voyage only for a trial, in order to go further abroad, his father, turning to me with a very grave and concerned tone "Young man," says he, "you ought never to go to sea any more; you ought to take this for a plain and visible token that you are not to be a seafaring man.
We were a week working up as far as Yarmouth Roads, and then we got into a gale--the famous October gale of twenty-two years ago.
Being roused in the morning at the appointed time, and roused with difficulty, after his late fatigues, Quilp instructed Tom Scott to make a fire in the yard of sundry pieces of old timber, and to prepare some coffee for breakfast; for the better furnishing of which repast he entrusted him with certain small moneys, to be expended in the purchase of hot rolls, butter, sugar, Yarmouth bloaters, and other articles of housekeeping; so that in a few minutes a savoury meal was smoking on the board.