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It tosses up our losses, the torn seine,
The shattered lobster pot, the broken oar
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Two such as you with such a master speed
Cannot be parted nor be swept away
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A straight oar looks bent in the water. What matters is not merely that we see things but how we see them.
There are no galley-slaves in the royal vessel of divine love--every man works his oar voluntarily!
And sweet it was to dream of Fatherland,
Of child, and wife, and slave; but evermore
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The sound of the Sabbath bell far away, now breaking on these shores, does not awaken pleasing associations, but melancholy and so ...
We had made about fifty miles this day with sail and oar, and now, far in the evening, our boat was grating against the bulrushes ...
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