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He was begotten in the galley and born under a gun. Every hair was a rope yarn, every finger a fish-hook, every tooth a marline-sp ...
I have not much faith in women in fiction.... Women are so horribly subjective and they have such scorn for the healthy commonplac ...
In every philosophical school, three thinkers succeed one another in the following way: the first produces out of himself the sap ...
The web of our life is of a mingled yarn, good and ill
together.
All that is told of the sea has a fabulous sound to an inhabitant of the land, and all its products have a certain fabulous qualit ...
We worship not the Graces, nor the Parcæ, but Fashion. She spins and weaves and cuts with full authority. The head monkey at Pari ...
Would you hear of an old-time sea-fight?
Would you learn who won by the light of the moon and stars?
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'Oh, I am a cook and a captain bold,
And the mate of the Nancybrig,
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You may say a cat uses good grammar. Well, a cat does--but you let a cat get excited once; you let a cat get to pulling fur with a ...
You may call a jay a bird. Well, so he is, in a measure--because he's got feathers on him, and don't belong to no church, perhaps; ...
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