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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TALL SHIP

Over went the tall ship; down, down, the raging tempest pressed her.

And I have to sell without delay a tall ship, cargo and all, as she stands.

Then, like a tall ship at sea, it sank altogether out of sight.

You see there lying about the timbers of more than one tall ship.

Arriving at Sierra Leone, they found a tall ship lying at anchor.

She was a tall ship, too, and she had as much canvas spread as we had.

It is a tall ship on an easy bow-line, with every thing set that will draw.

She came along with the fluttering assurance of some tall ship.

This tall ship was commanded by Captain Thomas Fleming, who had been stationed on the look-out to the eastward.

"A tall ship" meant a stout and sea-worthy ship; "a tall man," meant a man that was at once able-bodied and true-hearted.

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