Tar, Amish, Fog, Music, Fear

Meet Jack Tar

Stephen Taylor | Aeon | 21st April 2020

Profile of “Jack Tar”, the generic British seaman of the 19th century. “Habitually profligate and with a terrifying thirst for alcohol, he was loyal to his ship, his country and his king, roughly in that order. He was, simply, the most successful fighting man produced by his native land. So profoundly …

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