Stanza 24, "Twas right, said they, such birds to slay/ That bring the fog and mist." (Lines 100-101) Summary: Though the albatross was seen as a good luck before, but is now considered a nuisance. The sailors say it brought the fog and mist.
That bird must have brought the fog!
Stanza 26, "Down dropt the breeze, the sails dropped down." (Line 108) Summary: Things change for the worst . The breeze stops and the sailors are now are stranded in the ocean.
Stanza 32, "Instead of a cross, the Albatross/ About my neck was hung." (Lines 141-142) Summary: The crew blames their bad luck on the mariner. They force him to wear the albatross on his neck
Stanza 36-37 "I bit my arm, and suck'd the blood, / And cried, A sail! A sail!" (lines 161-162) Summary: The mariner wets his mouth by biting his arm to let the other crew members know that he sees a sail in the distance
A sail! A sail!
Stanza 44-46, "Is Death that woman's mate?" (Line 189) Summary: The boat that the mariner saw in the distance belongs to Death and Life-In-Death.
Stanza 51-52, "With heavy thump, a lifeless lump, / They dropped down one by one." (Lines 221-222) Summary: The mariners fellow sailors die. He claims to see their souls rise up.