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And midway
We meet the disappointed, returning ones, without its
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How happy is the sailor's life,
From coast to coast to roam;
In every port he finds a wife,
In every land a home.
There is a power whose care
Teaches thy way along that pathless coast,--
Forced from home, and all its pleasures,
Afric's coast I left forlorn;
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Swift while the woof is whole,
turn now my spirit, swift,
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For she walks above earth,
along the sea-coast,
and across the salt trail
of the sea-drift.
Your eyes have pardoned our faults,
your hands have touched us
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What care though rival cities soar
Along the stormy coast,
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Scratch a Yale man with both hands and you'll be lucky to find a coast-guard. Usually you find nothing at all.
What do we want with this vast and worthless area, of this region of savages and wild beasts, of deserts, of shifting sands and wh ...
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