Staten Island Ferry

Staten Island Ferry (HM2FFG)

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N 40° 42.143', W 74° 0.772'

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We were very tired, we were very merry—
We had gone back and forth all night on the ferry.
It was bare and bright, and smelled like a stable—
But we looked into a fire, we leaned across a table,
We lay on a hill-top underneath the moon;
And the whistles kept blowing, and the dawn came soon.

We were very tired, we were very merry—
We had gone back and forth all night on the ferry;
And you ate an apple, and I ate a pear,
From a dozen of each we had bought somewhere;
And the sky went wan, and the wind came cold,
And the sun rose dripping, a bucketful of gold.

We were very tired, we were very merry,
We had gone back and forth all night on the ferry.
We hailed, "Good morrow, mother!" to a shawl-covered head,
And bought a morning paper, which neither of us read;
And she wept, "God bless you!" for the apples and pears,
And we gave her all our money but our subway fares.
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-Edna St. Vincent Millay
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HM NumberHM2FFG
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Date Added Monday, April 8th, 2019 at 8:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 583392 N 4506188
Decimal Degrees40.70238333, -74.01286667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 42.143', W 74° 0.772'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 42' 8.58" N, 74° 0' 46.32" W
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