Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.


Square built, hearty, and strong, with an odour of ocean about him.
Longfellow.—Miles Standish. (The sailing of the May Flower.)

And ocean with the brine on his grey locks.
Shelley.—The Witch of Atlas, Stanza 10.

Breathing of the sea.
Tennyson.—Audley Court, Line 8.