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The Writer’s Almanac for December 8, 2014

December 8th, 2014

Episode 46 of 752 episodes

Exultation is the going Of an inland soul to sea — Past the houses — past the headlands — Into deep Eternity! Bred as we, among the mountains, Can the sailor understand The divine intoxication Of the first league out from land?

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