Far out in the ocean, where the water is as blue as the prettiest cornflower, and as clear as crystal, it is very, very deep; so deep, indeed, that no cable could fathom it: many church steeples, piled one upon another, would not reach from the ground beneath to the surface of the water above. There dwell the Sea King and his subjects.
The Little Mermaid
The sea! the sea! the open sea! The blue, the fresh, the ever free!bryan procter
A life on the ocean wave! A home on the rolling deep; Where the scattered waters rave, And the winds their revels keep!epes sargent
We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch – we are going back from whence we came…john f. kennedy
The image of Eternity the throne Of the Invisible; even from out thy slime The monsters of the deep are made; each zone Obeys thee; thou goest forth, dread, fathomless, alone.lord byron
In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.Kahlil Gibran
The Channel is that silver strip of sea which severs merry England from the tardy realms of Europe.
Break, break, break, On thy cold gray stones, oh sea! And I would that my tongue could utter The thoughts that arise in me.
THE SEA! the sea! the open sea! The blue, the fresh, the ever free!Barry Cornwall
Time writes no wrinkle on thine azure brow, Such as Creation's dawn beheld, thou rollest now.lord byron
There's not a sea the passenger e'er pukes in, Turns up more dangerous breakers than the Euxine.lord byron
But the beaches are always open 'cause the ocean, she never sleeps.
So turn around and come on down, the beach is free.
The breaking waves dashed high On a stern and rock-bound coast, And the woods against a stormy sky, Their giant branches toss'd.felicia hemans
For whatever we lose (like a you or a me), it's always ourselves we find in the sea.e. e. cummings
Ye waves That o'er th' interminable ocean wreathe Your crisped smiles.
Come o'er the moonlit sea, The waves are brightly glowing.
Tut! the best thing I know between France and England is the sea.
Hitherto thou shalt come, but no further; and here shall thy proud waves be stayed.
He maketh the deep to boil like a pot.
The land is dearer for the sea, The ocean for the shore.lucy larcom
"Would'st thou," so the helmsman answered, "Learn the secret of the sea? Only those who brave its dangers Comprehend its mystery!"Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
It is a pleasure for to sit at ease Upon the land, and safely for to see How other folks are tossed on the seas That with the blustering winds turmoiled be.
And Thou, vast Ocean! on whose awful face Time's iron feet can print no ruin trace.robert montgomery
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