Break, Break, Break
by Alfred Lord Tennyson
Break, Break, Break Language and Communication Quotes
How we cite our quotes: (Line)
O, well for the sailor lad
As he sings in his boat on the bay!(7-8)
Like the "fisherman's boy," the sailor makes noise, but without articulating any words (again, none that the speaker tells us about). And again, the speaker repeats that meaningless syllable "O" at the beginning of the line.