"stronger as"

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Wed Aug 18 23:14:52 UTC 2010

"When we're done, she'll be as strong or stronger as the last time
she went to sea," Quentin Snediker, director of the shipyard here,
said during a restoration tour. "So why not sail her?"

"Here" is the Mystic Seaport museum, restoring an 1841 American
wooden whaler, the last relic of its kind.

New York Times, today, page D1.


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