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November 6, 2003 04:52
Message ID: 20031106125204.GA17850@abigail.nl
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.