“Nobles, citizens, farmers, mechanics, seamen, footmen, maid servants, even chimney sweeps and old clothes women dabbled in tulips.”
“The fountain is my speech. The tulips are my speech. The grass and trees are my speech.”
George T. Delacorte
“Like the Great Tulip Mania in Holland in the 1600's and the dot.com mania of early 2000, markets have repeatedly disconnected from reality,”
“Today's black needs a shape, like a tulip skirt or a trench, not just drab black. It has glamour to it.”
Candy Pratts Price
“We have a wretched motley Crew, in the Fleet; the Marines the Refuse of every Regiment, and the Seamen, few of them, ever wet with salt Water.”
“When I look upon seamen, men of science and philosophers, man is the wisest of all beings; when I look upon priests and prophets nothing is as contemptible as man”
“There were gentlemen and there were seamen in the navy of Charles the Second. But the seamen were not gentlemen: and the gentlemen were not seamen.”
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