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A Sailors' Garland

(1970)
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Excerpt from A Sailor's Garland
The sailor has been expressed for us with perfect art and perfect truth, though he himself may complain of the treatment he has received. The poets have not loved him. They have not been attracted by him. They have dismissed him, not with a shudder, but with a volley of his own oaths or with a scrap of his own song, as a sort of monster, a sort of sea-bear, a sort of a bawling rough Commodore Trunnion. So far as I know there are not half a dozen attractive naval characters, created and celebrated in poetry or in prose fiction, prior to the early nineteenth century. If a poet or a novelist desired a common seaman or a sea captain in his art, he followed the type of Chaucer's shipman or of Shakespeare's boat swain for the one, and that of Congreve's young Ben or Smollett's Commodore, or Edmund Thompson's Captain Mizen for the other. Heywood's sea captains, at the inn, are perhaps the best we have prior to Miss Austen and Captain Marryat, though our fiction makers have always done well with pirates, as with Captain Ward and Captain Roberts.
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May 2016 : Hardback
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Title: A Sailor's Garland
Author(s): John Masefield
ISBN: 1-357-06341-5 / 978-1-357-06341-2
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May 2016 : Hardback
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Title: A Sailor's Garland
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ISBN: 1-356-15474-3 / 978-1-356-15474-6
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May 2016 : Hardback
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Title: A Sailor's Garland
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ISBN: 1-355-84852-0 / 978-1-355-84852-3
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September 2010 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Sailor's Garland (1906)
Author(s): John Masefield
ISBN: 1-164-77572-3 / 978-1-164-77572-0 (USA edition)
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May 2009 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Sailor's Garland
Author(s): John Masefield
ISBN: 1-110-11811-2 / 978-1-110-11811-3 (USA edition)
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1977 : USA Library Binding
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Title: A sailor's garland
Author(s): John Masefield
ISBN: 0-8414-2301-6 / 978-0-8414-2301-5 (USA edition)
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June 1970 : USA Hardback
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Title: Sailors Garland (Granger index reprint series)
Author(s): John Masefield
ISBN: 0-8369-6108-0 / 978-0-8369-6108-9 (USA edition)
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August 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Sailor's Garland (Classic Reprint)
Author(s): John Masefield
ISBN: 1-333-11781-7 / 978-1-333-11781-8 (UK edition)
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September 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Sailor's Garland (Classic Reprint)
Author(s): John Masefield
ISBN: 1-331-63983-2 / 978-1-331-63983-1 (UK edition)
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January 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Sailor's Garland
Author(s): Masefield John 1878-1967
ISBN: 1-313-49212-4 / 978-1-313-49212-6 (UK edition)
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September 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Sailor's Garland (1906)
Author(s): John Masefield
ISBN: 1-164-54692-9 / 978-1-164-54692-4 (USA edition)
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August 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: A sailor's garland
Author(s): John Masefield
ISBN: 1-176-96484-4 / 978-1-176-96484-6 (USA edition)
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July 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: A sailor's garland
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ISBN: 1-176-38576-3 / 978-1-176-38576-4 (USA edition)
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January 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Sailor's Garland
Author(s): John Masefield
ISBN: 1-141-86952-7 / 978-1-141-86952-7 (USA edition)
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April 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Sailor's Garland
Author(s): John Masefield
ISBN: 1-110-11805-8 / 978-1-110-11805-2 (USA edition)
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April 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Sailor's Garland
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ISBN: 1-110-11806-6 / 978-1-110-11806-9 (USA edition)
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April 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Sailor's Garland
Author(s): John Masefield
ISBN: 1-110-11809-0 / 978-1-110-11809-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: BiblioLife
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