spun-yarn quotes

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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 ...
Wit is a lean creature with sharp inquiring nose, whereas humor has a kindly eye and a comfortable girth. Wit, if it be necessary, ...
Now you courtly dames and knights,
That study only strange delights,
...
I have not much faith in women in fiction.... Women are so horribly subjective and they have such scorn for the healthy commonplac ...
I heartily wish you, in the plain home-spun style, a great number of happy new years, well employed in forming both your mind and ...
O sinewy silver biplane, nudging the wind's withers!
There, from Kill Devils Hill at Kitty Hawk
...
(Those women whom the distaff
no longer claims
nor spun cloth)
driven made,
mad,
mad
by Bacchus.
O star-spun shroud,
fall softly on all of us.
Your rights reach down where all owners meet, in Hell's
Pointed exclusive conclave, at earth's centre
...
... only
A figure spun on stirring of the air,
And so, untrue.
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