Military Ferry Service

Famous quotes containing the words military, ferry and/or service:

    There was somewhat military in his nature, not to be subdued, always manly and able, but rarely tender, as if he did not feel himself except in opposition. He wanted a fallacy to expose, a blunder to pillory, I may say required a little sense of victory, a roll of the drum, to call his powers into full exercise.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    And my eyes are blue;
    So ferry me across the water,
    Do, boatman, do!”

    “Step into my ferry-boat,
    Be they black or blue,
    Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830–1894)

    Barnard’s greatest war service ... was the continuance of full-scale instruction in the liberal arts ... It was Barnard’s responsibility to keep alive in the minds of young people the great liberal tradition of the past and the study of philosophy, of history, of Greek.
    Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve (1877–1965)