“Back 160 years ago, we didn't have global positioning systems and ship-to-shore radio.”
“It is at Bombay that the smell of All Asia boards the ship miles off shore, and holds the passenger's nose till he is clear of Asia again”
“A pump style dredge system, and they'll be sucking the sand off of near shore sand beds and pumping it directly onto the beach.”
“A wreck on shore is a beacon at sea.”
“Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more, Men were deceivers ever, One foot in sea and one on shore, To one thing constant never”
“Like as the waves make towards the pebbl'd shore, so do our minutes, hasten to their end.”
“Have you ever watched a crab on the shore crawling backward in search of the Atlantic Ocean, and missing? That's the way the mind of man operates.”
Henry Louis Mencken
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