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All things on earth point home in old October; sailors to sea, travellers to walls and fences, hunters to field and hollow and the long voice of the hounds, the lover to the love he has forsaken.
The autumn wind is a pirate. Blustering in from sea with a rollicking song he sweeps along swaggering boisterously. His face is weather beaten, he wears a hooded sash with a silver hat about his head... The autumn wind is a Raider, pillaging just for fun.
I'm a bit claustrophobic, I don't like crowds, I live by the sea - that's what I see when I come out of my house in Bridlington.
He who rides the sea of the Nile must have sails woven of patience.
He that will learn to pray, let him go to sea.
The sea has never been friendly to man. At most it has been the accomplice of human restlessness.
At sea a fellow comes out. Salt water is like wine, in that respect.
You never enjoy the world aright, till the sea itself floweth in your veins, till you are clothed with the heavens and crowned with the stars.
To study the phenomena of disease without books is to sail an uncharted sea, while to study books without patients is not to go to sea at all.
When the seagulls follow the trawler, it's because they think sardines will be thrown into the sea.
At night, when the sky is full of stars and the sea is still you get the wonderful sensation that you are floating in space.
For all that has been said of the love that certain natures (on shore) have professed for it, for all the celebrations it has been the object of in prose and song, the sea has never been friendly to man. At most it has been the accomplice of human restlessness.
There is nothing more enticing, disenchanting, and enslaving than the life at sea.
A modern fleet of ships does not so much make use of the sea as exploit a highway.
I have always heard, Sancho, that doing good to base fellows is like throwing water into the sea.
Miguel de Cervantes
Look! Don't be deceived by appearances - men and things are not what they seem. All who are not on the rock are in the sea!
A man who is not afraid of the sea will soon be drowned, he said, for he will be going out on a day he shouldn't. But we do be afraid of the sea, and we do only be drownded now and again.
John Millington Synge
Though the terror of the sea gives to none security, in the secret of the shell. Self preserving we may dwell.
The breaking of a wave cannot explain the whole sea.
All rivers, even the most dazzling, those that catch the sun in their course, all rivers go down to the ocean and drown. And life awaits man as the sea awaits the river.
My dreams were always small and puny. All I ever needed was a little house with a little picket fence by the sea. Little did I know that I would live in Malacanang Palace for 20 years and visit all the major palaces of mankind. And then also meet ordinary citizens and the leaders of superpowers.
There is no humane slaughter requirement for wild fish caught and killed at sea, nor, in most places, for farmed fish.
It is a quiet and peaceful place - and a fitting place for the remains of this greatest of sea tragedies to rest.
One of the guys that used to run it - for some reason I've no idea why he used to call me the Sea Monster and I was just looking around for a name and thought that'll do. That lasted for a couple of years probably.
I swam at school a lot. Long-distance swimming in pools, and diving, then when we moved to Hastings when I was 13 I used to swim in the sea all the time; I loved it out of season and when it was rough.
The American President resembles the commander of a ship at sea. He must have a helm to grasp, a course to steer, a port to seek.
I was at sea the other day and loads of meat floated past. It was a bit choppy.
The sea heaves up, hangs loaded o'er the land, Breaks there, and buries its tumultuous strength.
I love the sea's sounds and the way it reflects the sky. The colours that shimmer across its surface are unbelievable. This, combined with the colour of the water over white sand, surprises me every time.
Virtue could see to do what Virtue would by her own radiant light, though sun and moon where in the flat sea sunk.
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