What is anchorage ground?

  • (noun): Place for vessels to anchor.
    Synonyms: anchorage

Famous quotes containing the words ground and/or anchorage:

    The sight of one of these frontier houses, built of these great logs, whose inhabitants have unflinchingly maintained their ground many summers and winters in the wilderness, reminds me of famous forts, like Ticonderoga or Crown Point, which have sustained memorable sieges.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    The secret of the illusoriness is in the necessity of a succession of moods or objects. Gladly we would anchor, but the anchorage is quicksand.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)