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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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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 ...
So long as a man-of-war exists, it must ever remain a picture of much that is tyrannical and repelling in human nature.
Ah! the best righteousness of our man-of-war world seems but an unrealized ideal, after all; and those maxims which, in the hope o ...
In our man-of-war world, Life comes in at one gangway and Death goes overboard at the other. Under the man-of-war scourge, curses ...
As a man-of-war that sails through the sea, so this earth that sails through the air. We mortals are all on board a fast-sailing, ...
Just before reaching the lighthouse, we saw the sun set in the Bay,--for standing on that narrow cape was, as I have said, like be ...
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