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Round and round flew the raven and cawed to the blast.

Gerald Metcalfe, frontispiece from Poems, by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, London, 1907.

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Round and round flew the raven and cawed to the blast.

Gerald Metcalfe, frontispiece from Poems, by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, London, 1907.

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Friday, July 4, 2014
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'Twas sad as could be;
And we did speak only to break
The silence of the sea!

Gerald Metcalfe, from Poems, by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, London, 1907.

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'Twas sad as could be;
And we did speak only to break
The silence of the sea!

Gerald Metcalfe, from Poems, by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, London, 1907.

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Thursday, July 3, 2014
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The Hansa crushed — escape of the crew.

From The frozen zone and its explorers, by  Alexander Hyde,  A. C. Baldwin, and  William Leonard Gage, Hartford, San Francisco, 1880.

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The Hansa crushed — escape of the crew.

From The frozen zone and its explorers, by Alexander Hyde, A. C. Baldwin, and William Leonard Gage, Hartford, San Francisco, 1880.

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Thursday, June 12, 2014
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The coxswain loosed his grasp upon the shrouds and plunged head first into the water.


Louis Rhead, from Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson, New York, circa 1915.

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The coxswain loosed his grasp upon the shrouds and plunged head first into the water.


Louis Rhead, from Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson, New York, circa 1915.

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Saturday, February 8, 2014
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"Down, dog!" cries the captain, and the head popped back again. 


Louis Rhead, from Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson, New York, circa 1915.

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"Down, dog!" cries the captain, and the head popped back again.


Louis Rhead, from Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson, New York, circa 1915.

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Saturday, February 8, 2014
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The man […] had leaped up and caught hold of the brig’s bowsprit.

William Brassey Hole, from Kidnapped, by  Robert Louis Stevenson, London, 1894.

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The man […] had leaped up and caught hold of the brig’s bowsprit.

William Brassey Hole, from Kidnapped, by Robert Louis Stevenson, London, 1894.

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Friday, January 24, 2014
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Gustave Doré, headpiece vignette to chapter V, from La mythologie du Rhin (The Mythology of the Rhine), by X-B. De Saintine, Paris, 1862.

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Gustave Doré, headpiece vignette to chapter V, from La mythologie du Rhin (The Mythology of the Rhine), by X-B. De Saintine, Paris, 1862.

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Friday, September 27, 2013
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It happened, as they were still journeying on the open sea…

Walter Crane, from Household stories from the collection of the bros. Grimm, Translated by Lucy Crane, London, 1914.

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It happened, as they were still journeying on the open sea…

Walter Crane, from Household stories from the collection of the bros. Grimm, Translated by Lucy Crane, London, 1914.

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Tuesday, September 24, 2013