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O, better that her shattered hulk
Should sink beneath the wave;
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It was so old a ship--who knows, who knows?
MAnd yet so beautiful, I watched in vain
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There are horrible people who, instead of solving a problem, tangle it up and make it harder to solve for anyone who wants to deal ...
We talk of genius as if it were a mere knack, and the poet could only express what other men conceived. But in comparison with his ...
The poet will prevail to be popular in spite of his faults, and in spite of his beauties too. He will hit the nail on the head, an ...
This "charity-house," as the wrecker called it, this "Humane house," as some call it, that is, the one to which we first came, had ...
To coöperate in the highest as well as the lowest sense, means to get our living together. I heard it proposed lately that two yo ...
I did not wish to take a cabin passage, but rather to go before the mast and on the deck of the world, for there I could best see ...
What do we plant when we plant the tree?
We plant the ship that will cross the sea,
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Many hammer all over the wall and believe that with each blow they hit the nail on the head.
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