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  • With no reinforcing shot of cold in the clipper's wake, temperatures warm a bit, with highs in the upper 30s to low 40s around town.

    Forecast: More 30s. Touch of Tues. snow?

  • And you know the clipper's day has come again. repeat refrain

    Day of the Clipper

  • The clipper's sleek bow sliced through the jade-colored waves, scattering whitecaps in its path.

    Once An Angel

  • The massive bosom of the clipper's figurehead jutted over the water.

    Once An Angel

  • The thickest scrummage parts asunder before his rush, like the waves before a clipper's bows; his cheery voice rings out over the field, and his eye is everywhere.

    Tom Brown's Schooldays

  • But, never mind; like good soldiers in a good cause, you will sacrifice yourselves for the public good; and possibly some of you may be carved into figures of honour, and dance triumphantly on the surge's crest in the advance post of glory on a dashing clipper's bows, girt with a band on which is inscribed, in letters of gold, the imperishable name of Washington or

    Lands of the Slave and the Free Cuba, the United States, and Canada

  • And, in another moment, under her reefed topsails and topgallantsails, with her courses dropped, and her yards sharply braced up, she was going back on her track at even greater speed than she had been previously travelling towards Australia, the wind having shifted to the southwards and eastwards after the last squall, and being now well on her beam, which was the clipper's best sailing point.

    Picked up at Sea The Gold Miners of Minturne Creek

  • The clipper's picture went with the wreckage, when the room was strewn, and I expect in that house today there is a photograph of a steamer with two funnels.

    London River

  • I only come back for a short visit to my favorite clipper's clips.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz

  • The group responsible for its preservation will also step up the case for the clipper's restoration and will be seeking business and government funds to do so.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

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