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  • The culprits of this International tragedy: organized criminal elements, the corporate producers of this waste and the government's that knowingly allowed this contamination of the sea to unfold; are now gathering forces and talking of confirmations of these ships and a clean-up of the Sea.

    Nuking the Mediterranean, Ships of Poison

  • Weddell named this new sea, east and south of the South Shetlands and Trinity Land, King George IV's Sea, how is is now known as the Weddell Sea.

    Weddell, James

  • The War Picture Library was a mixture of air, ground and sea, so the selections are more diverse; Battle was almost exclusively ground war because of the launch of Air Ace and War at Sea, which, to coin a phrase, did what they said on the tin.

    Comic Cuts 14 September 2009

  • On this day an offering of a coconut nariyal is made to the sea, as a mark of respect to Lord Varuna, the God of the Sea.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • “Le bateau ivre” is a poem written by Arthur Rimbault in 1872, about a drunken boat carrying Flemish wheat or English cotton, no longer pulled by ropes and floating down impassible rivers, running into the furious breakers of the sea, dancing on the waves, lighter than a cork , bathing in the Poem of the Sea, nacrous waves, silver suns... piercing the red skies …

    serment - French Word-A-Day

  • The name Rosemary stems from the Latin Rosmarinus, and is generally believed to stand for, Ros meaning Dew and Marinus meaning “of the sea” or Dew of the Sea.

    Rosemary and its Health effects

  • Palestine, and from Cadytis, which is a city I suppose not much less than Sardis, from this city the trading stations on the sea - coast as far as the city of Ienysos belong to the king of Arabia, and then from Ienysos again the country belongs to the Syrians as far as the Serbonian lake, along the side of which Mount Casion extends towards the Sea.

    The History of Herodotus

  • And they did this in the belief that, as they knew how to wage war at sea, they should not trust themselves in waging it on land; which was an unwise belief (distrust), because a Sea captain, who is accustomed to combat with winds, water, and men, could more easily become a Captain on land where the combat is with men only, than a land Captain become a sea one.

    The Art of War

  • From the Caspian sea vnto the Castle of Sellizure aforesaid, and all the Countreis about the said Sea, the people liue without towne or habitation in the wilde fields, remouing from one place to another in great companies with their cattel, whereof they haue great store, as camels, horses, and sheepe both tame and wilde.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Wherein the prouidence of God is to be noted, for that much of the Countrey being so farre inland, as that some part lieth a thousand miles and more euery way from any sea, yet it is serued with faire Riuers, and that in very great number, that emptying themselues one into another, runne all into the Sea.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

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