Tag Archives: sailing

Boldness

Give me a soul that on this life’s rough seas Loves to have his sails filled with a lusty wind Even til his sailyards tremble  and his masts crack And his rapt ship runs so low that she drinks water … Continue reading

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Risk

One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore. -Andre Gide

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Circumnavigation

Nor can we, bereft of every sail, Attempt to steer obliquely on the gale. For then, if broaching sideward to the sea, Our dropsied ship may founder by the lee; No more obedient to the pilot’s power, Th’ o’erwhelming wave … Continue reading

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