Thursday, June 14, 2012

Still Must I On . . . (1836)

The Sailor Boy. Though the strained mast should quiver as a reed, And the rent canvas fluttering strew the gale, Still mu I on . . . .Byron.
Charles Ellms, ed. Shipwrecks and Disasters at Sea or Historical Narratives of the Most Noted Calamities, and Providential Deliverances from Fire and Famine, on the Ocean. (Boston: S.N. Dickinson, 1836).