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Brewer's: Old Man of the Sea

In the story of Sinbad the Sailor, the Old Man of the Sea, hoisted on the shoulders of Sinbad, clung there and refused to dismount. Sinbad released himself from his burden by making the Old…

Brewer's: Man of the Sea

(See Old , etc.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Man of the Third RepublicMan of the Hill A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W …

Brewer's: Old Man of the Mountain

Hassanben-Sabah, the sheik Al Jebal, and founder of the sect called Assassins (q.v.). Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Old Man of the SeaOld Man of the Moon A…

Brewer's: O'man's Sea

The Persian Gulf. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894OmbreOm A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Related ContentAllusio…

Walt Whitman: An Old Man's Thought of School

An Old Man's Thought of School[For the Inauguration of a Public School, Camden, New Jersey, 1874]An old man's thought of school, An old man gathering youthful memories and blooms that youth it…

Brewer's: Sea

Any large collection of water, more or less enclosed; hence the expression “molten sea,” meaning the great brazen vessel which stood in Solomon's temple (2 Chronicles iv. 5, and…

Brewer's: Red Sea

The sea of the Red Man —i.e. Edom. Also called the “sedgy sea,” because of the sea-weed which collects there. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1…

From Tidewater to the Sea

Chapter 16 Chapter 18 From Tidewater to the Sea Near the mouth of the river which the explorers named Quicksand River (now Sandy), they met a party of fifteen Indians who had lat…

The Old Man and His Grandson

The Old Man and His Grandson There was once a very old man, whose eyes had become dim, his ears dull of hearing, his knees trembled, and when he sat at table he could hardly hold the spoon, an…

Poems by Emily Dickinson: By the Sea

by EmilyDickinsonTwo VoyagersOld-FashionedBy the Sea By the Sea I started early, took my dog, And visited the sea; The mermaids in the basement Came out to look at me, And frigates in the…