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From an old ruined fort on Staten Island, I have loved to watch all day some vessel whose name I had read in the morning through t ...
Frequently also some fair-weather finery ripped off a vessel by a storm near the coast was nailed up against an outhouse. I saw fa ...
The mariner who makes the safest port in heaven, perchance, seems to his friends on earth to be shipwrecked, for they deem Boston ...
Whenever the weather licks the pilot instead of him lickin' the weather, he's finished. The first time makes the second time easie ...
And midway
We meet the disappointed, returning ones, without its
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How happy is the sailor's life,
From coast to coast to roam;
In every port he finds a wife,
In every land a home.
With two sons born eighteen months apart, I operated mainly on automatic pilot through the ceaseless activity of their early child ...
A man may build a complicated piece of mechanism, or pilot a steamboat, but not more than five out of ten know how the apple got i ...
There is a power whose care
Teaches thy way along that pathless coast,--
Forced from home, and all its pleasures,
Afric's coast I left forlorn;
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