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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 ...
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 ...
To a man of pleasure every moment appears to be lost, which partakes not of the vivacity of amusement.
There was a young man of Montrose
Who had pockets in none of his clothes.
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