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Give me a soul that on this life’s rough seas Loves to have his sails filled with a lusty wind Even til his sailyards tremble  and his masts crack And his rapt ship runs so low that she drinks water … Continue reading

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One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore. -Andre Gide

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Nor can we, bereft of every sail, Attempt to steer obliquely on the gale. For then, if broaching sideward to the sea, Our dropsied ship may founder by the lee; No more obedient to the pilot’s power, Th’ o’erwhelming wave … Continue reading

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