Inland Sea quotes

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In a coign of the cliff between lowland and highland,
At the sea-down's edge between windward and lee,
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A healthy man, with steady employment, as wood-chopping at fifty cents a cord, and a camp in the woods, will not be a good subject ...
All the morning we had heard the sea roar on the eastern shore, which was several miles distant.... It was a very inspiriting soun ...
Wishing to get a better view than I had yet had of the ocean, which, we are told, covers more than two thirds of the globe, but of ...
The ocean is but a larger lake. At midsummer you may sometimes see a strip of glassy smoothness on it, a few rods in width and man ...
Hence in a season of calm weather
Though inland far we be,
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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.
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