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A modern fleet of ships does not so much make use of the sea as exploit a highway.
Love still has something of the Sea,
From whence his Mother rose;
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For she has made me the laily worm
That lies at the fit o' the tree,
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O that my vexation were weighed, and all my calamity laid in the balances! For then it would be heavier than the sand of the sea; ...
Do not look at wine when it is red, when it sparkles in the cup and goes down smoothly. At the last it bites like a serpent, and s ...
Surely, this commandment that I am commanding you today is not too hard for you, nor is it too far away. It is not in heaven, that ...
There be three things which are too wonderful for me, yea, four which I know not: the way of an eagle in the air; the way of a ser ...
The gods worship a line-drawing
Of a woman, in the shadow of the sea
Which goes on writing.
The lapse of ages changes all things--time, language, the earth, the bounds of the sea, the stars of the sky, and every thing "abo ...
the green hells of the sea
Where fallen skies and evil hues and eyeless creatures be;
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