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Re: LOOKIN' FOR Longfellow (I found him :)

Posted by pej on January 9, 1999, at 7:22:41

In reply to Re: LOOKIN' FOR Longfellow (I found him :) , posted by Janice on January 9, 1999, at 2:18:13

> > > >>>The lowest ebb is the turn of the tide.
> > > Longfellow
> > >
> > oh is that like the old's always
> darkest before the dawn? Gee, how profound.
> Inspiration at its pinnacle. Hey, wasn't
> Longfellow Manic-Depressive, too?
> I wasn't looking for Longfellow, but, today, I
> happened to run across a printout of some of his
> poems and happened to find the poem in question
> that has caused fur to fly here. This is it :
> LOSS AND GAIN (from Ultima Thule, Part II)
> When I compare
> What I have lost with what I have gained,
> What I have missed with what attained,
> Little room do I find for pride.
> I am aware
> How many days have been idly spent;
> How like an arrow the good intent
> Has fallen short or been turned aside.
> But who shall dare
> To measure loss and gain in this wise?
> Defeat may be victory in disguise;
> The lowest ebb is the turn of the tide.
> Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
> Please, don't flame me. I'm just sharing the
> poem in it's entirety for those who have never
> read it before (like myself). I have no intent
> of implying anything. Peace, love, and
> occassionally, a little happiness.

>>Hey Janice, I put the quote up originally and had no intent of starting what started! Anyway,
thanks for the whole poem, it's very good. I had gottenthe quote out of an Adult Children of Alcoholics book I have. Peace sounds good to me to.




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