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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteOne can give advice comfortably from a safe port

 Friedrich von Schiller quotes (German Poet, Dramatist, Philosopher and Historian. 1759-1805)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteTOPE, v. To tipple, booze, swill, soak, guzzle, lush, bib, or swig. In the individual, toping is regarded with disesteem, but toping nations are in the forefront of civilization and power. When pitted against the hard-drinking Christians the absemious Mahometans go down like grass before the scythe. In India one hundred thousand beef- eating and brandy-and-soda guzzling Britons hold in subjection two hundred and fifty million vegetarian abstainers of the same Aryan race. With what an easy grace the whisky-loving American pushed the temperate Spaniard out of his possessions! From the time when the Berserkers ravaged all the coasts of western Europe and lay drunk in every conquered port it has been the same way: everywhere the nations that drink too much are observed to fight rather well and not too righteously. Wherefore the estimable old ladies who abolished the canteen from the American army may justly boast of having materially augmented the nation's military power.

 Ambrose Bierce quotes (American Writer, Journalist and Editor, 1842-1914)
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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteThe sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead station.

 William Gibson quotes (American writer of science fiction, b.1948)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteStill bent to make some port he knows not where, still standing for some false impossible shore.

 Matthew Arnold quotes (English Victorian Poet and Critic of Literacy and Society. 1822-1888)

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port synonyms: interface, left, port wine.
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