captain's-mast quotes

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Do not look at wine when it is red, when it sparkles in the cup and goes down smoothly. At the last it bites like a serpent, and s ...
What do we plant when we plant the tree?
We plant the ship that will cross the sea,
Oh, a capital ship for an ocean trip,
Was the Walloping Window Blind;
A wet sheet and a flowing sea,
A wind that follows fast
Alas for America as I must so often say, the ungirt, the diffuse, the profuse, procumbent, one wide ground juniper, out of which n ...
It was so old a ship--who knows, who knows?
MAnd yet so beautiful, I watched in vain
Four-room shack aspiring high
With an arm of scrawny mast
For the visions in the sky
That go blindly pouring past.
It's the old captain's dark fate
Who failed to find or force a strait
A feather bed had every man,
Warm slippers and hot-water can,
'Oh, I am a cook and a captain bold,
And the mate of the Nancybrig,
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