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Nobody is so heartily despised as a pusillanimous, lazy, good-for-nothing, land-lubber; a sailor has no bowels of compassion for h
Say what they will of the glowing independence one feels in the saddle, give me the first morning flush of your cheery pedestrian!
Behold here the fate of a sailor! They give him the last toss, and no one asks whose child he was.
Charge a man with one misdemeanor, and all his peccadilloes are raked up and assorted before him.
contempt is as frequently produced at first sight as love.
To be hated cordially, is only a left-handed compliment.
A thorough tar is unfit for any thing else; and what is more, this fact is the best evidence of his being a true sailor.
War being the greatest of evils, all its accessories necessarily partake of the same character.
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