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Calamus 31

Part of the cluster CALAMUS.


1WHAT ship, puzzled at sea, cons for the true reck- 
Or, coming in, to avoid the bars, and follow the chan- 
 nel, a perfect pilot needs?
Here, sailor! Here, ship! take aboard the most per- 
 fect pilot,
Whom, in a little boat, putting off, and rowing, I,  
 hailing you, offer.
2What place is besieged, and vainly tries to raise the  
Lo! I send to that place a commander, swift, brave,  
And with him horse and foot—and parks of artillery, And artillerymen, the deadliest that ever fired gun.

Part of the cluster CALAMUS.

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