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Like the watermen that row one way and look another.

Like the watermen that row one way and look another.

by Robert Burton Found in: Boating Quotes,
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And all the way, to guide their chime,
With falling oars they kept the time.

And all the way, to guide their chime,
With falling oars they kept the time.

by Andrew Marvell Found in: Boating Quotes,
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Oh, swiftly glides the bonnie boat.
Just parted from the shore,
And to the fisher's chorus-note,
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Oh, swiftly glides the bonnie boat.
Just parted from the shore,
And to the fisher's chorus-note,
Soft moves the dipping oar!

by Joanna Baillie Found in: Boating Quotes,
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Learn of the little nautilus to sail,
Spread the thin oar, and catch the driving gale.

Learn of the little nautilus to sail,
Spread the thin oar, and catch the driving gale.

by Alexander Pope Found in: Boating Quotes,
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We lie and listen to the hissing waves,
Wherein our boat seems sharpening its keel,
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We lie and listen to the hissing waves,
Wherein our boat seems sharpening its keel,
Which on the sea's face all unthankful graves
An arrowed scratch as with a tool of steel.

by John Davidson Found in: Boating Quotes,
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Gracefully, gracefully glides our bark
On the bosom of Father Thames,
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Gracefully, gracefully glides our bark
On the bosom of Father Thames,
And before her bows the wavelets dark
Break into a thousand gems.

by Thomas Noel Found in: Boating Quotes,
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On the ear
Drops the light drip of the suspended oar.

On the ear
Drops the light drip of the suspended oar.

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Like the watermen who advance forward while they look backward.

Like the watermen who advance forward while they look backward.

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The Owl and the Pussy-Cat went to sea
In a beautiful pea-green boat.

The Owl and the Pussy-Cat went to sea
In a beautiful pea-green boat.

by Edward Lear Found in: Boating Quotes,
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