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Phantom Ship

(See Carmilhan.)

Or of that phantom ship, whose form Shoots like a meteor through the storm; When the dark scud comes driving hard, And lowered is every topsail yard ... And well the doomed spectators know `Tis harbinger of wreck and woe.

SirWalterScott: Rokeby, ii. 11.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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