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    richard henry dana, jr. Quotes

    Sin hath broke the world's sweet peace-unstrungTh' harmonious chords to which the angels sung.
    — Richard Henry Dana, Jr.
    tags: world  sin  angel 
     
    It is always observable that the physical and the exact sciences are the last to suffer under despotisms.
    — Richard Henry Dana, Jr.
    Thou little bird, thou dweller by the sea, Why takest thou its melancholy voice, And with that boding cry Along the waves dost thou fly? Oh! rather, bird, with me Through this fair land rejoice!
    — Richard Henry Dana, Jr.
    As has often been said, a ship is like a lady's watch, always out of repair.
    — Richard Henry Dana, Jr.
    The Californians are an idle, thriftless people, and can make nothing for themselves. The country abounds in grapes, yet they buy, at a great price, bad wine made in Boston.
    — Richard Henry Dana, Jr.
    tags: people  bad 
     
    O sin, what hast thou done to this fair earth!
    — Richard Henry Dana, Jr.
    tags: sin 
     
    There is a witchery in the sea, its songs and stories, and in the mere sight of a ship, and the sailor's dress, especially to a young mind, which has done more to man navies, and fill merchantmen, than all the pressgangs of Europe.
    — Richard Henry Dana, Jr.
    tags: men  young  song  mind  stories 
     
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