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The Old Sailing Ships

in The Montgomery Advertiser (Montgomery, AL, USA) (Aug 25, 1905): (Page imagery not yet available)

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p.6. Short extract from "The Weight of Her Burden" serialized in Harper's Weekly on 17 June 1905: "The sailing-ship, when I knew her in her days of perfection, was a sensible creature. When I say her days of perfection, I mean perfection of build, gear, seaworthy qualities and case of handling, not the perfection of speed."

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