Icarian Sea quotes

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If the fairest features of the landscape are to be named after men, let them be the noblest and worthiest men alone. Let our lakes ...
There are certain things--as, a spider, a ghost,
The income-tax, gout, an umbrella for three--
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The sea--this truth must be confessed--has no generosity. No display of manly qualities--courage, hardihood, endurance, faithfulne ...
A modern fleet of ships does not so much make use of the sea as exploit a highway.
The sea has never been friendly to man. At most it has been the accomplice of human restlessness.
While the hollow oak our palace is,
Our heritage the sea.
A wet sheet and a flowing sea,
A wind that follows fast
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Others built beautifully and well,
but fell
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Wind of the sea,
O where,
where,
where,
through the salt and spray,
do you bear me,
in misery?
Crash on crash of the sea,
straining to wreck men, sea-boards, continents,
raging against the world, furious.
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