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The straight Hellespont between
The Sestos and Abydos of her breasts.
Like to the Pontic Sea,
Whose icy current and compulsive course
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A better swimmer you could scarce see ever,
He could, perhaps, have pass'd the Hellespont,
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Leander, who was nightly wont
(What maid will not the tale remember?)
To cross thy stream, broad Hellespont!
If there were, oh! an Hellespont of cream
Between us, milk-white mistress, I would swim
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Experience is not a matter of having actually swum the Hellespont, or danced with the dervishes, or slept in a doss- house. It is ...
On Hellespont guiltie of True-loves blood,
In view and opposit two citties stood,
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