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The sea drives truth into a man like salt

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010
ocean wave hits cliffs

A coward cannot long pretend to be brave at sea, nor a fool to be wise, nor a prig to be a good companion, and any venture connected with the sea is full of venture and can pretend to be nothing more. Nevertheless there is a certain pride…

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