nordenskjöld sea quotes - 10 of
There are certain things--as, a spider, a ghost,
The income-tax, gout, an umbrella for three-- ...
The sea--this truth must be confessed--has no generosity. No display of manly qualities--courage, hardihood, endurance, faithfulne
A modern fleet of ships does not so much make use of the sea as exploit a highway.
The sea has never been friendly to man. At most it has been the accomplice of human restlessness.
While the hollow oak our palace is,
Our heritage the sea.
A wet sheet and a flowing sea,
A wind that follows fast ...
Others built beautifully and well,
but fell ...
Wind of the sea,
O where, where, where, through the salt and spray, do you bear me, in misery?
Crash on crash of the sea,
straining to wreck men, sea-boards, continents, raging against the world, furious.
root tangled in sand, sea-iris, brittle flower.
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