Setting Sail

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VII. SETTING SAIL.

Exultation is the going
Of an inland soul to sea, —
Past the houses, past the headlands,
Into deep eternity !

Bred as we, among the mountains,
Can the sailor understand
The divine intoxication
Of the first league out from land ?


 

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