Shipmates in Sunshine: The Romance of a Caribbean Cruise

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D. Appleton, 1903 - Blacks - 410 pages
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Page 336 - They vanish'd panic-stricken, like a shoal Of darting fish, that on a summer morn Adown the crystal dykes at Camelot Come slipping o'er their shadows on the sand, But if a man who stands upon the brink But lift a shining hand against the sun, There is not left the twinkle of a fin Betwixt the cressy islets white in flower...
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