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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 Lure of the Mediterranean: The Ship Dwellers: a Story of a Happy Cruise - Page 31
by Albert Bigelow Paine - 1911 - 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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Poetry Therapy: Theory and Practice

Nicholas Mazza - 2003 - 202 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. —Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1892) (In memory of Robert F. Kennedy and Harry Chapin. — NM) appendix...
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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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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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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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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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The Best of Pickering

Sam Pickering, Jay Parini - 2004 - 337 pages
...late to seek JJ 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.'" "When I was young and first taught poetry," I continued, "I thought ^. Sam Pickering Ulysses heroic,...
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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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