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A petty bureaucrat always watches his superior's countenance, just as a boatman trims his sails according to the force of the wind ...
Trim your sails according to the winds.
What do we plant when we plant the tree?
We plant the ship that will cross the sea,
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"Miss Dudley ... gives one the idea of a lightly-sparred yacht in mid- ocean; unexpected; you ask yourself what the devil she is d ...
When I had youth I had no money; now I have the money I have no time; and when I get the time, if I ever do, I shall have no healt ...
On the middle of that quiet floor
sits a fleet of small black ships,
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Pleasure is the rock which most young people split upon; they launch out with crowded sails in quest of it, but without a compass ...
I began my editorial career with the presidency of Mr. Adams, and my principal object was to render his administration all the ass ...
One good reason for the popularity of "reductionism" among the philosophical outposts of the Western Establishment is that it can ...
On the wide level of a mountain's head,
(I knew not where, but 'twas some faery place),
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