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" No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to get himself into a jail ; for being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned'. "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides - Pagina 338
door James Boswell - 1831
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The Race: The First Nonstop, Round-The-World, No-Holds-Barred Sailing ...

Tim Zimmermann - 2002 - 316 pagina’s
...would soon become the most vibrant, compelling competition in the sport of sailing. MODERN MAYHEM No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to...being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned .^^ A man in jail has more room, better food, and commonly better company. — Samuel Johnson IN 1973,...
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Seapower: A Guide for the Twenty-first Century

Geoffrey Till - 2004 - 430 pagina’s
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Four Guys in a Boat

Tom Watkins - 2004 - 256 pagina’s
...lecture, sailed, hung out in the Keys, and . . . Ah, but I'm ahead of myself. 1 Florida and the Keys No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to...being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned. A man in jail has more room, better food, and commonly better company. —Samuel Johnson Beau is 6'6"...
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Mason & Dixon: A Novel

Thomas Pynchon - 2004 - 784 pagina’s
...miracle in that year of miracles, 1759, upon whose Ides of March Dr. Johnson happen'd to remark, "No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to...being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned." Some would call her a Frigate, though officially she is a couple of guns shy, causing others to add...
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William Cowper: Religion, Satire, Society

Conrad Brunstrom, Conrad Brunström - 2004 - 207 pagina’s
...another nightmare version of being on board ship. (Cowper would have endorsed Johnson's remark: "No man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to...being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned.")"' Like many of the Olney Hymns (not to mention "The Castaway"), the bullfinch poem consists of a mixture...
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Villains of All Nations: Atlantic Pirates in the Golden Age

Marcus Rediker - 2004 - 240 pagina’s
...captured merchantmen as volunteers, for reasons suggested by Samuel Johnson's observation that "no man will be a sailor who has contrivance enough to...himself into a jail; for being in a ship is being in jail with the chance of being drowned A man in jail has more room, better food, and commonly better...
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Scurvy: How a Surgeon, a Mariner, and a Gentlemen Solved the Greatest ...

Stephen R. Bown - 2004 - 254 pagina’s
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Sowing the Word: The Cultural Impact of the British and Foreign Bible ...

Stephen K. Batalden, Kathleen Cann, John Dean - 2004 - 380 pagina’s
...define a sailor. His response was simple and to the point: No man will be a sailor, who has contrivance to get himself into a jail; for being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned.2 Why, therefore, did organized seafarers' missions finally emerge at the time they did and...
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Virginibus Puerisque And Other Papers, Memories And Portraits

Robert Louis Stevenson - 2004 - 248 pagina’s
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Sailing to the Far Horizon: The Restless Journey and Tragic Sinking of a ...

Pamela Sisman Bitterman - 2004 - 345 pagina’s
...author at the helm of the Sofia chapter 2. Into the Teeth of Hurricane Kendra J/Ly J/Laiden Voyage Being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned. SAMUEL JOHNSON INTRODUCTION I boarded the tall ship in Boston on August 20, 1978. We left the harbor...
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