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November 6, 2003 04:52
Re: 5.8.2
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On Wed, Nov 05, 2003 at 11:30:34PM +0000, Nicholas Clark wrote:
>   Passage, immediate passage! the blood burns in my veins!
>   Away O soul! hoist instantly the anchor!
>   Cut the hawsers - hall out - shake out every sail!
>   Have we not stood here like trees in the ground long enough?
>   Have we not grovel'd here long enough, eating and drinking like mere brutes?
>   Have we not darken'd and dazed ourselves with books long enough?
>   Sail forth - steer for the deep waters only,
>   Reckless O soul, exploring, I with the and thou with me,
>   For we are bound where mariner has not yet dared to go,
>   And we will risk the ship, ourselves and all.
>   O my brave soul!
>   O farther farther sail!
>   O daring job, but safe! are they not all the seas of God?
>   O farther, farther, farther sail!
>   Passage to India - Walt Whitman

Congrats, Nicholas. And many happy returns.

I'm glad that after a long time, Perl is back on 'release often'
schedule, and that you have the intention is keep it that way.


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