sexton-ship quotes - 10 of
So all were lost, which in the ship were found,
They in the sea being burnt, they in the burnt ship drown'd.
Nitrates and phosphates for ammunition. The seeds of war. They're loading a full cargo of death. And when that ship takes it home,
You mustn't be afraid of death. When this ship sailed, death sailed on her.
Now launch the small ship, now as the body dies
and life departs, launch out, the fragile soul ...
Have you built your ship of death, O have you?
O build your ship of death, for you will need it.
Thou, too, sail on, O Ship of State!
Sail on, O Union, strong and great! ...
The captain was a duck
With a packet on his back, And when the ship began to move The captain said, Quack! Quack!
I saw a ship a-sailing,
A-sailing on the sea,
The ship goes on
as though nothing else were happening. Generation after generation, I go her way.
Mrs. Sexton went out looking for the gods.
She began looking in the sky ...
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