Seafarer's Famous Quotes & Sayings

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6 Seafarer's Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Seafarer's Sayings By Seth Shostak: Neil Armstrong was no Christopher Columbus. In most respects, he was better. Unlike the famous Neil Armstrong was no Christopher Columbus. In most respects, he was better. Unlike the famous fifteenth century seafarer, Armstrong knew where he landed. He also spent his time in public service, not in jail, and his passing was marked by world-wide encomiums. He ended his days as a celebrated explorer rather than a royal inconvenience. — Seth Shostak
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Seafarer's Sayings By Ronald Carter: It is the voice of everyday people, rather than of a self-conscious 'artist', that we It is the voice of everyday people, rather than of a self-conscious 'artist', that we hear in Caedmon's Hymn, and in such texts as Deor's Lament (also known simply as Deor) or The Seafarer. These reflect ordinary human experience and are told in the first person. They make the reader or hearer relate directly with the narratorial 'I', and frequently contain intertextual references to religious texts. Although they express a faith in God, only Caedmon's Hymn is an overtly religious piece. Already we can notice one or two conventions creeping in; ways of writing which will be found again and again in later works. One of these is the use of the first-person speaker who narrates his experience, inviting the reader or listener to identify with him and sympathise with his feelings. — Ronald Carter
Seafarer's Sayings By Clara Winter: There had only ever been two roads home: there was the long road and there There had only ever been two roads home: there was the long road and there was the sea road, and tonight I would take the sea road. — Clara Winter
Seafarer's Sayings By E. M. Forster: It is thus, if there is any rule, that we ought to dieneither as victim It is thus, if there is any rule, that we ought to die
neither as victim nor as fanatic, but as the seafarer who can greet with an equal eye the deep that he is entering, and the shore that he must leave. — E. M. Forster
Seafarer's Sayings By Theognis: I heard the voice of that bird, son of Polypas, whose piercing outcryand whose arrival I heard the voice of that bird, son of Polypas, whose piercing outcry
and whose arrival announces to men the season when fields
are plowed, and the voice of her broke the heart that darkens within me,
since other men posess my flourishing acres now,
and not for me are the mules dragging the plow through the grainland,
since I have given my heart to the restless seafarer's life. — Theognis
Seafarer's Sayings By Kahlil Gibran: Only another breath will I breathe in this still air, only another loving look cast Only another breath will I breathe in this still air, only another loving look cast backward, And then I shall stand among you a seafarer among seafarers. — Kahlil Gibran