Quotation by Allan Cunningham

A wet sheet and a flowing sea,
A wind that follows fast
And fills the white and rustling sail
And bends the gallant mast;
Allan Cunningham (1784–1842), Scottish poet. A Wet Sheet and a Flowing Sea (l. 1–4). . .

The Oxford Anthology of English Poetry. Vol. 2: Spenser to Crabbe. John Wain, ed. (1990) Oxford University Press.
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