Sail Away

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hands of one of the men [note: appeared to be added later]
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hands of one of the men [note: appeared to be added later]  
After a furious gerk the line parted
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in the hands of one of the men
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who was foolish enough to hold him
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without making the end fast,
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the harpoon and twenty fathoms line
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falling to the share of the whale while
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for my share in the transaction I
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got my leg broke and my foot jamed
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while the seaman had all the skin
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taken off his hands. Thus ended th
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affair  All parties
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being pleased except those ingured
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So ends this day
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After a furious gerk the line parted in the hands of one of the men who was foolish enough to hold him without making the end fast, the harpoon and twenty fathoms line falling to the share of the whale while for my share in the transaction I got my leg broke and my foot jamed while the seaman had all the skin taken off his hands. Thus ended th affair All parties being pleased except those ingured So ends this day
  
July the 22nd  Comences with fine weather the
 
wind is south east the air is most beautiful
 
and clear every thing appars as pleasant
 
as nature could form it – how beautiful is
 
the sailing in the tropics no part of the world
 
can be equal to it moderate and th water
 
smoth sky clear and no squalls of wind
 
to ingure you, all is pleasant around you
 
if it was not for hard ships indured [illegible]
 
other climes  Oh Sea Oh Sea  I would be induced to love
 
the more than ever by seeing the beauty
 
of a seamans life in the tropicks
 
This day at twelve we cross the line
 
reluctant wee it leave behind
 
raine storms and [days?] I sorely dread
 
Eight bells has struck I must to bed
 
  
July 23 this day commences with fine clear
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July the 22nd
weathe wind from south east
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Comences with fine weather the wind is south east the air is most beautiful and clear every thing appars as pleasant as nature could form it – how beautiful is the sailing in the tropics no part of the world can be equal to it moderate and th water smoth sky clear and no squalls of wind to ingure you, all is pleasant around you if it was not for hard ships indured [illegible] other climes  Oh Sea Oh Sea  I would be induced to love the more than ever by seeing the beauty of a seamans life in the tropicks This day at twelve we cross the line reluctant wee it leave behind raine storms and [days?] I sorely dread Eight bells has struck I must to bed
all hands imployed in [illegible]
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[illegible] about decks It is strange that  
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July 23  
it has always ocured to me and  
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this day commences with fine clear weathe wind from south east all hands imployed in [illegible] [illegible] about decks It is strange that it has always ocured to me and [illegible] [illegible] generally to all [illegible] people living north of the line may do business in southern Latitudes that when an these [illegible] [illegible] [illegible] they have crosed it to inquire [illegible] [illegible]
[illegible] [illegible] generally to all   [illegible]
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people living north of the line  
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may do business in southern
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Latitudes that when an these [illegible]
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[illegible] [illegible] they have crosed it
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to inquire [illegible] [illegible]
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hands of one of the men [note: appeared to be added later]

After a furious gerk the line parted in the hands of one of the men who was foolish enough to hold him without making the end fast, the harpoon and twenty fathoms line falling to the share of the whale while for my share in the transaction I got my leg broke and my foot jamed while the seaman had all the skin taken off his hands. Thus ended th affair All parties being pleased except those ingured So ends this day


July the 22nd Comences with fine weather the wind is south east the air is most beautiful and clear every thing appars as pleasant as nature could form it – how beautiful is the sailing in the tropics no part of the world can be equal to it moderate and th water smoth sky clear and no squalls of wind to ingure you, all is pleasant around you if it was not for hard ships indured [illegible] other climes Oh Sea Oh Sea I would be induced to love the more than ever by seeing the beauty of a seamans life in the tropicks This day at twelve we cross the line reluctant wee it leave behind raine storms and [days?] I sorely dread Eight bells has struck I must to bed

July 23 this day commences with fine clear weathe wind from south east all hands imployed in [illegible] [illegible] about decks It is strange that it has always ocured to me and [illegible] [illegible] generally to all [illegible] people living north of the line may do business in southern Latitudes that when an these [illegible] [illegible] [illegible] they have crosed it to inquire [illegible] [illegible]