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" Tis not too late to seek a newer world. Push off, and, sitting well in order, smite The sounding furrows; for my purpose holds To sail beyond the sunset, and the baths Of all the western stars, until I die. It may be that the gulfs will wash us down:... "
The Ship-dwellers: A Story of a Happy Cruise - Page 31
by Albert Bigelow Paine - 1910 - 393 pages
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The Pilgrim and the Shrine: Or, Passages from the Life and Correspondence of ...

Edward Maitland - 1871 - 472 pages
...the gold has been thrown up from a volcano, and remains much where it has chanced to fall.' BOOK V. ' My purpose holds To sail beyond the sunset and the baths Of all the western stars It may be that the gulfs will wash us down : It may be we shall touch the...
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The Age of Fable; Or, Beauties of Mythology

Thomas Bulfinch - 1872 - 486 pages
...too late to seek a newer world. Push off, and sitting well in order smite The sounding furrows ; for my purpose holds To sail beyond the sunset, and the...down ; It may be we shall touch the Happy Isles, And >ee the great Achilles whom we knew ; " &c. JEneaa bearing Anchisea from the flames of Troy. CHAPTER...
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Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 117: 2001 Lectures

2003 - 543 pages
...on diminishing it. So far we may strive in one faith towards one hope: It may he that the gulfs may wash us down. It may be we shall touch the Happy Isles. . . . hut something ere the end. I Some work of noble note may yet be done' ( l 894; 86). " This is...
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The Resistance to Poetry

James Longenbach - 2009 - 144 pages
...too late to seek a newer world. Push off, and sitting well in order smite The sounding furrows; for my purpose holds To sail beyond the sunset, and the...Happy Isles, And see the great Achilles, whom we knew. Ulysses wants to die before he dies, to sail beyond the sunset before the sun sets. The wish is paradoxical,...
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Bartlett's Poems for Occasions

Geoffrey O'Brien, Billy Collins - 2007 - 544 pages
...too late to seek a newer world. Push off, and sitting well in order smite The sounding furrows; for my purpose holds To sail beyond the sunset, and the...Happy Isles, And see the great Achilles, whom we knew. Though much is taken, much abides; and though We are not now that strength which in old days Moved...
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Homer: The Odyssey

Jasper Griffin - 2004 - 103 pages
...too late to seek a newer world, Push off, and sitting well in order smite The sounding furrows: for my purpose holds To sail beyond the sunset, and the...Happy Isles, And see the great Achilles, whom we knew , , , The Lotus-Eaters, another of Tennyson's finest poems, is also based on the events of the Odyssey,...
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Eco-man: New Perspectives on Masculinity and Nature

Mark Allister, Mark Christopher Allister - 2004 - 277 pages
...order smite the sounding furrows; for My purpose holds to sail beyond the sunset, and the paths of all Western stars, until I die. It may be that the gulfs...Happy Isles, and see the great Achilles, whom we knew. Tho' much is taken, much abides; and Tho' we are not now what strength which in old days moved earth...
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Testosterone Inc: Tales of CEOs Gone Wild

Christopher M. Byron - 2004 - 416 pages
...too late to seek a newer world. Push off, and sitting well in order smite The sounding furrows,- for my purpose holds to sail beyond the sunset, and the baths of all the western stars, until I die. But by whose compass was the voyage to be guided? And how would one know, when the lines were cast...
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Hope Notes: 52 Meditations to Nudge Your World

Wayne Willis - 2004 - 114 pages
...aderit. "Bidden or unbidden, God is here." Use the space below to record your thoughts. Chapter Fifty My purpose holds to sail beyond the sunset, and the baths of all the western stars, until I die. Alfred Lord Tennyson I clearly remember the first time I felt old. Can you? For many of us it was a...
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Food for Thought: A Philosopher's Cookbook

Marthinus Versfeld - 2004 - 160 pages
...so many moods of the sea: Through scudding drifts the rainy Hyades Vext the dim sea . . . . . . for my purpose holds To sail beyond the sunset, and the baths Of all the western stars, until I die. But there are also the homely stars made by men: The lights begin to twinkle from the rocks: The long...
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