I have just come from the beach (to find your letter), and I like it much. Everything there is on a grand and generous scale,--sea...weed, water, and sand; and even the dead fishes, horses, and hogs have a rank, luxuriant odor; great shad-nets spread to dry; crabs and horseshoes crawling over the sand; clumsy boats, only for service, dancing like sea-fowl over the surf, and ships afar off going about their business.LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »
It is cruel for you to leave your daughter, so full of hope and resolve, to suffer the humiliations of disfranchisement she alread...y feels so keenly, and which she will find more and more galling as she grows into the stronger and grander woman she is sure to be. If it were your son who for any cause was denied his right to have his opinion counted, you would compass sea and land to lift the ban from him.LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »
The night was thick and hazy When the "Piccadilly Daisy"... Carried down the crew and captain in the sea; And I think the water downed 'em; For they never, never found 'em, And I know they didn't come ashore with me.LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »
The standards of His Majesty's taste made all those ladies who aspired to his favour, and who were near the Statutable size, strai...n and swell themselves, like the frogs in the fable, to rival and bulk and dignity of the ox. Some succeeded, and others burst.LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »
But misery still delights to trace Its 'semblance in another's case....
No voice divine the storm allay'd, No light propitious shone; When, snatch'd from all effectual aid, We perish'd, each alone: But I beneath a rougher sea, And whelm'd in deeper gulphs than he.LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »
Go! dive into the Southern Sea, and when Th'ast found, to trouble the nice sight of men,... A swelling pearl, and such whose single worth Boasts all the wonders which the seas bring forth, Give it Endymion's love, whose ev'ry tear Would more enrich the skilful jeweller.LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »