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Thou who hast slept all night upon the storm,
Waking renew'd on thy prodigious pinions,
Thou born to match the gale, (thou art all wings,)
To cope with heaven and earth and sea and hurricane,
That sport'st amid the lightning-flash and thunder-cloud,
In them, in thy experiences, had'st thou my soul,
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From the happy expression on their faces you might have supposed that they welcomed the war. I have met with men who loved stamps, ...
I'm not a military man, Captain. War holds no romance for me. The side effects are repulsive.
The trumpets sound, the banners fly,
The glittering spears are ranked ready;
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A monarchy is like a man-of-war--bad shots between wind and water hurt it exceedingly; there is a danger of capsizing. But democra ...
You protest too much.... You cannot tolerate a faith in humanity, because if you do, all this, the structure of your very existenc ...
Many were the wit-combates betwixt him and Ben Jonson, which two I behold like a Spanish great Gallion, and an English man of War; ...
I will frankly declare, that after passing a few weeks in this valley of the Marquesas, I formed a higher estimate of human nature ...
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