„Race the roaring Fraser to the sea.“

Northwest Passage (1981)

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„Along the shore of the loud-roaring sea.“

—  Homér, Iliad

I. 34.
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Original: (el) Παρὰ θῖνα πολυφλοίσβοιο θαλάσσης.

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„The wild sea roars and lashes the granite cliffs below,
And round the misty islets the loud strong tempests blow.“

—  Mary Howitt English poet, and author 1799 - 1888

The Sea-Fowler, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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„At night I sit in my chamber and read the Bible. Far in the distance roars the sea. Then I lie down and think for a long time about the calm and pale man from Nazareth.“

—  Joseph Goebbels Nazi politician and Propaganda Minister 1897 - 1945

Abends sitze ich auf meinem Zimmer und lese die Bibel. In der Ferne braust das Meer. Dann liege ich noch lange wach und denke an den stillen, bleichen Mann von Nazareth.
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„At first flash of Eden, We race down to the sea.
Standing there on Freedom's shore.
Waiting for the sun…“

—  Jim Morrison lead singer of The Doors 1943 - 1971

"Waiting for the Sun" on the album Morrison Hotel (1970)

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„For what cause, youthful Sleep, kindest of gods, or what error have I deserved, alas to lack your boon? All cattle are mute and birds and beasts, and the nodding tree-tops feign weary slumbers, and the raging rivers abate their roar; the ruffling of the waves subsides, the sea is still, leaning against the shore.“

—  Statius, Silvae

iv, line 1
Silvae, Book V
Original: (la) Crimine quo merui, juvenis placidissime divum,
quove errore miser, donis ut solus egerem,
Somne, tuis? tacet omne pecus volucresque feraeque
et simulant fessos curvata cacumina somnos,
nec trucibus fluviis idem sonus; occidit horror
aequoris, et terris maria adclinata quiescunt.

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„p>Throw thy bold banner to the breeze!
Front with thy ranks the threatening seas
Like thine own proud armorial trees,
Carolina! Fling down thy gauntlet to the Huns,
And roar the challenge from thy guns;
Then leave the future to thy sons,
Carolina!</p“

—  Henry Timrod Poet from the American South 1828 - 1867

"Carolina", st. VII, 2–3
An adaptation of this poem , edited by G.R. Goodwin and set to music by Anne Curtis Burgess, was adopted as the official state song of Carolina in 1911.

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