„I hate to be near the sea, and to hear it roaring and raging like a wild beast in its den. It puts me in mind of the everlasting efforts of the human mind, struggling to be free, and ending just where it began.“

—  William Hazlitt, "Common Places," No. 60, The Literary Examiner (September - December 1823)
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