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  • Sure, in their models, scientists can see a precise date of when the gulf-stream will shut down or when the albedo effect will take over and global warming will be irreversible.

    Hank Green: The Law of Incremental Suck (or Why to Never Give Up)

  • We float out our life in the mid-ocean, with the warm sunshine above our heads, and the warm gulf-stream below; and that is enough for us.

    The Water Babies

  • But I wandered north and north, upon the treacherous warm gulf-stream, till I met with the cold icebergs, afloat in the mid ocean.

    The Water Babies

  • The climate of Niigata and of most of this great province contrasts unpleasantly with the region on the other side of the mountains, warmed by the gulf-stream of the North Pacific, in which the autumn and winter, with their still atmosphere, bracing temperature, and blue and sunny skies, are the most delightful seasons of the year.

    Unbeaten Tracks in Japan

  • There was the source of migration, the factory of nomads, the springing of the gulf-stream of desert wanderers.

    Seven Pillars of Wisdom

  • The far off milky way, bright gulf-stream of astral glories, spanning the ethereal deep, resounded with its harmonies, and the star-dust isles floating in that river of opal, re-echoed the happy chorus from every sparkling strand.

    Gov. Bob. Taylor's Tales

  • Did you never, in cleaving the green waters of the Back Bay, -- where the Provincial blue-noses are in the habit of beating the "Metropolitan" boat-clubs, -- find yourself in a tepid streak, a narrow, local gulf-stream, a gratuitous warm-bath a little underdone, through which your glistening shoulders soon flashed, to bring you back to the cold realities of full-sea temperature?

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 01, No. 03, January, 1858

  • QUOTATION: Truly there is a tide in the affairs of men; but there is no gulf-stream setting forever in one direction.


  • The central idea in Whichcote's teaching, which runs like a gulf-stream through all his writings, is his absolute certainty that there is something in the "very make of man" [24] which links the human spirit to the Divine Spirit and which thus makes it as natural for man to be religious as it is for him to seek food for his body.

    Spiritual Reformers in the 16th & 17th Centuries

  • The pack which was forming to the south of us has partly cleared away, and the water is so warm as to lead me to believe that we are lying in one of those branches of the gulf-stream which run up between Greenland and Spitzbergen.

    The Captain of the Polestar and other Tales


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