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Praise the sea, on shore remain

Discussion in 'French-English Vocabulary / Vocabulaire Français-Anglais' started by Cannelé, Dec 4, 2009.

  1. Cannelé Junior Member


    Si quelqu'un pouvait m'expliquer la signification de cette citation de John Florio ?? Je ne comprends pas bien la 2nde partie :confused:

    "Praise the sea, on shore remain"

    Merci ! ;)
  2. theironduck Senior Member

    Portishead, UK
    English (British)
    It is a poetic way of saying "remain on the shore", i.e. do not go out to sea.
  3. Cannelé Junior Member

    oh I see, thanks a lot !

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