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Idle as a painted ship

A little bit of insight from The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, by Samuel Taylor Coleridge:

Day after day, day after day,
We stuck, nor breath nor motion;
As idle as a painted ship
Upon a painted ocean.

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  1. Milan says

    That is one of my favourite quotes from that poem. I actually made a photo essay based on it in high school.



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