The Unknown Sea
by Clemence Housman
Publisher: Duckworth and co. 1898
Number of pages: 315
An uncertain path promised fairly till half way, where a recent lapse turned him aside on to untried slopes and ledges: a perilous ascent to any not bold and sure and practised. The spice of danger kindled the boy's blood; he won to the top with some loss of breath, but his head was high, and his heart was high, and ultimate failure envisaged him no longer. He stood among graves.
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