History Literature / TheThreeDecker

4th Oct '16 5:50:57 PM Goldfritha
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I left the old three-decker at the Islands of the Blest! . . .

That route is barred to steamers: you'll never lift again\\

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[[{{Escapism}} I left the old three-decker at the Islands of the Blest! .Blest!]] . . .

[[TrueArtIsBoring That route is barred to steamers: steamers]]: you'll never lift again\\



[[MaturityIsSeriousBusiness Her crews are babes or madmen?]] Her port is all to make? \\

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[[MaturityIsSeriousBusiness Her crews are babes or madmen?]] [[LowestCommonDenominator Her port is all to make? make?]] \\



[[AnyoneCanDie Well, tinker up your engines]] -- [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveArt you know your business best]] --\\

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[[AnyoneCanDie [[StopHavingFunGuy Well, tinker up your engines]] -- [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveArt [[ScrewTheRulesThisIsArt you know your business best]] --\\
4th Oct '16 5:40:26 PM Goldfritha
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Fair held the breeze behind us -- [[PowerOfLove 'twas warm with lovers' prayers]],\\

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[[RuleOfDrama Fair held the breeze behind us us]] -- [[PowerOfLove 'twas warm with lovers' prayers]],\\



We weren't exactly Yussufs, but -- Zuleika didn't tell.

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[[TropesAreNotBad We weren't exactly Yussufs, but -- Zuleika didn't tell.
tell]].



You'll hear the long-drawn thunder 'neath her leaping figure-head;\\
While far, so far above you, her tall poop-lanterns shine\\

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[[RuleOfDrama You'll hear the long-drawn thunder 'neath her leaping figure-head;\\
figure-head]];\\
[[EverythingsBetterWithSparkles
While far, so far above you, her tall poop-lanterns shine\\shine]]\\



Well, tinker up your engines -- you know your business best --\\

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[[AnyoneCanDie Well, tinker up your engines engines]] -- [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveArt you know your business best best]] --\\
3rd Jul '16 7:26:43 AM Andyroid
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[[WishFulfillment No moral doubts assailed us, so when the port we neared]],\\

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[[WishFulfillment [[BlackAndWhiteMorality No moral doubts assailed us, so when the port we neared]],\\
28th Jun '16 8:23:27 PM Andyroid
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[[LaserGuidedKarma The villain had his flogging at the gangway]], and [[HappyEnding we cheered]].\\

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[[LaserGuidedKarma The villain had his flogging at the gangway]], [[AndThereWasMuchRejoicing and [[HappyEnding we cheered]].\\
15th Jun '16 5:13:53 PM Goldfritha
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Full thirty foot she towered from waterline to rail.\\
It took a watch to steer her, and a week to shorten sail;\\

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[[{{Doorstopper}} Full thirty foot she towered from waterline to rail.rail]].\\
[[{{Doorstopper}} It took a watch to steer her, and a week to shorten sail;\\sail;]]\\



With maids of [[BeautyEqualsGoodness matchless beauty]] and [[MosesInTheBulrushes parentage unguessed]],\\

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With maids [[LoveInterest maids]] of [[BeautyEqualsGoodness matchless beauty]] and [[MosesInTheBulrushes parentage unguessed]],\\



We asked no social questions -- we pumped no hidden shame --\\

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[[{{Realism}} We asked no social questions -- we pumped no hidden shame shame]] --\\



I left 'em all in [[FirstKiss couples a-kissing]] on the decks.\\

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[[HappyEnding I left 'em all all]] in [[FirstKiss couples a-kissing]] on the decks.\\



In a ram-you-damn-you liner with a brace of bucking screws.

Swing round your aching searchlight -- 'twill show no haven's peace.\\

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[[{{Realism}} In a ram-you-damn-you liner with a brace of bucking screws.

screws.]]

[[KitchenSinkDrama
Swing round your aching searchlight -- 'twill show no haven's peace.peace]].\\



And you aren't one knot the nearer to the Islands of the Blest.

[[AuthorFilibuster But when you're threshing, crippled, with broken bridge and rail,]]\\

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[[TrueArtIsAngsty And you aren't one knot the nearer to the Islands of the Blest.

Blest.]]

[[AuthorFilibuster But when you're threshing, crippled, crippled,]] [[SliceOfLife with broken bridge and rail,]]\\
10th May '16 6:57:50 PM Goldfritha
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[[Wish Fulfillment She's taking tired people to the Islands of the Blest]]!

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[[Wish Fulfillment [[WishFulfillment She's taking tired people to the Islands of the Blest]]!
10th May '16 6:38:57 PM Goldfritha
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But, spite all modern notions, I've found her first and best --\\

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But, [[ItsPopularNowItSucks spite all modern notions, notions]], I've found her first and best --\\



She's taking tired people to the Islands of the Blest!

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[[Wish Fulfillment She's taking tired people to the Islands of the Blest!Blest]]!
3rd May '16 10:24:47 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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With maids of [[BeautyEqualsGoodness matchless beauty]] and [[MosesInTheBullrushes parentage unguessed]],\\

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With maids of [[BeautyEqualsGoodness matchless beauty]] and [[MosesInTheBullrushes [[MosesInTheBulrushes parentage unguessed]],\\
19th Mar '16 7:28:49 PM Goldfritha
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Fair held the breeze behind us -- 'twas warm with lovers' prayers,\\
We'd [[MacGuffin stolen wills]] for ballast and a crew of missing heirs.\\

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Fair held the breeze behind us -- [[PowerOfLove 'twas warm with lovers' prayers,\\
prayers]],\\
We'd [[MacGuffin stolen wills]] wills for ballast ballast]] and [[SecretLegacy a crew of missing heirs.heirs]].\\



And they worked the old three-decker to the Islands of the Blest.

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[[StoryArc And they worked the old three-decker to the Islands of the Blest.
Blest.]]
15th Oct '13 5:10:50 PM Vasha
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'''''The Three-Decker''''' is a poem by Creator/RudyardKipling exulting in the {{Escapist}} and {{Troperiffic}} nature of the [[VictorianBritain Victorian]] three-volume novel.

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'''''The Three-Decker''''' '''The Three-Decker''' is a poem by Creator/RudyardKipling exulting in the {{Escapist}} and {{Troperiffic}} nature of the [[VictorianBritain Victorian]] three-volume novel.



!!The Three-Decker

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!!The Three-Decker!!''The Three-Decker''
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