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William Falconer

The effect of sailing is produced by a judicious arrangement of the sails to the direction of the wind.

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The head of a ship however has not always an immediate relation to her name, at least in the British navy.

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Hence a ship is said to head the sea, when her course is opposed to the setting or direction of the surges.

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The admirals of his majesty's fleet are classed into three squadrons, viz. the red, the white, and the blue.

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Of whatsoever number a fleet of ships of war is composed, it is usually divided into three squadrons; and these, if numerous, are again separated into divisions.

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Freedom from care and anxiety of mind is a blessing, which I apprehend such people enjoy in higher perfection than most others, and is of the utmost consequence.

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The accumulation of numbers always augments in some measure moral corruptions, and the consequences to health of the various vices incident thereto, are well known.

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The regular hours necessary to be observed by those who follow country business, are perhaps of more consequence than any of the other articles, however important those may be.

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The anchors now made are contrived so as to sink into the ground as soon as they reach it, and to hold a great strain before they can be loosened or dislodged from their station.

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Nor is it the least advantage to health, accruing from such a way of life, that it expose those who follow it to fewer temptations to vice, than persons who live in crowded society.

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