Ships

Famous quotes containing the word ships:

    I have seen old ships sail like swans asleep
    James Elroy Flecker (1884–1919)

    A modern fleet of ships does not so much make use of the sea as exploit a highway.
    Joseph Conrad (1857–1924)

    I saw three ships come sailing by,
    Come sailing by, come sailing by,
    I saw three ships come sailing by,
    On Christmas Day in the morning.
    —Unknown. As I Sat on a Sunny Bank. . .

    Oxford Book of Light Verse, The. W. H. Auden, ed. (1938)