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O plunge your hands in water, Plunge them in up to the wrist;
Stare, stare in the basin And wonder what you've missed.
Unmeasured power, incredible passion, enormous craft: no thought
apparent but burns darkly
...
Underneath my stiffened gown
Is the softness of a woman bathing in a marble basin,
Let us erect in the Basin a lofty fountain.
Suckled on ponds, the spirit craves a watery mountain.
Where is the "unexplored land" but in our own untried enterprises? To an adventurous spirit any place--London, New York, Worcester ...
Surely among a rich man's flowering lawns,
Amid the rustle of his planted hills,
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I never know when I press these whether I am going to blow up Massachusetts or start the project.
Mormon colonization south of this point in early times was characterized as "going over the Rim," and in colloquial usage the same ...
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