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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 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.

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And the stately ships go on
To their haven under the hill.

And the stately ships go on
To their haven under the hill.

by Lord Alfred Tennyson 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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For why drives on that ship so fast,
Without or wave or wind?
The air is cut read more

For why drives on that ship so fast,
Without or wave or wind?
The air is cut away before,
And closes from behind.

by Samuel Taylor Coleridge 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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She walks the waters like a thing of life,
And seems to dare the elements to strife.

She walks the waters like a thing of life,
And seems to dare the elements to strife.

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Like ships that have gone down at sea,
When heaven was all tranquillity.

Like ships that have gone down at sea,
When heaven was all tranquillity.

by Thomas Moore Found in: Ships Quotes,
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She comes majestic with her swelling sails,
The gallant Ship: along her watery way,
Homeward she drives read more

She comes majestic with her swelling sails,
The gallant Ship: along her watery way,
Homeward she drives before the favouring gales;
Now flirting at their length the streamers play,
And now they ripple with the ruffling breeze.

by Robert Southey Found in: Ships Quotes,
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And the wind plays on those great sonorous harps, the shrouds and
masts of ships.

And the wind plays on those great sonorous harps, the shrouds and
masts of ships.

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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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