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    It would have been as though he [President Andrew Johnson] were
    in a boat of stone with masts of steel, sails of lead, ropes of
    iron, the devil at the helm, the wrath of God for a breeze, and
    hell for his destination.

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They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great
waters:
These see the read more

They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great
waters:
These see the works of the Lord, and his wonders in the deep.

by Bible Found in: Ships Quotes,
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Ships that sailed for sunny isles,
But never came to shore.

Ships that sailed for sunny isles,
But never came to shore.

by Thomas Kibble Hervey Found in: Ships Quotes,
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Her plates are scarred by the sun, dear lass,
And her ropes are taut with the dew,
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Her plates are scarred by the sun, dear lass,
And her ropes are taut with the dew,
For we're booming down on the old trail, our own trail, the out
trail,
We're sagging south on the Long Trail, the trail that is always
new.

by Rudyard Kipling Found in: Ships Quotes,
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There's not a ship that sails the ocean,
But every climate, every soil,
Must bring its tribute, read more

There's not a ship that sails the ocean,
But every climate, every soil,
Must bring its tribute, great or small,
And help to build the wooden wall!

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The Liner she's a lady, an' she never looks nor 'eeds--
The Man-o'-War's 'er 'usband an' 'e gives 'er read more

The Liner she's a lady, an' she never looks nor 'eeds--
The Man-o'-War's 'er 'usband an' 'e gives 'er all she needs;
But, oh, the little cargo-boats, that sail the wet seas roun',
They're just the same as you an' me, a'-plyin' up an' down.

by Rudyard Kipling Found in: Ships Quotes,
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The wooden wall alone should remain unconquered.

The wooden wall alone should remain unconquered.

by George Herbert Found in: Ships Quotes,
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The true ship is the ship builder.

The true ship is the ship builder.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Ships Quotes,
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A strong nor'wester's blowing, Bill;
Hark! don't ye hear it roar now?
Lord help 'em, how I read more

A strong nor'wester's blowing, Bill;
Hark! don't ye hear it roar now?
Lord help 'em, how I pities them
Unhappy folks on shore, now.

by Charles Dibdin Found in: Ships Quotes,
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Morn on the waters, and purple and bright
Bursts on the billows the flushing of light
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Morn on the waters, and purple and bright
Bursts on the billows the flushing of light
O'er the glad waves, like a child of the sun,
See the tall vessel goes gallantly on.

by Thomas Kibble Hervey Found in: Ships Quotes,
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