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    Over the humped and fishy sea,
Over the Caliban sea
O cloud in the West, like a thought in the heart
Of pardon, loose thy wing, and start,
And do a grace for me.

Over the huge and huddling sea,
Over the Caliban sea,
Bring hither my brother Antonio, – Man, –
My injurer: night breaks the ban;
Brother, I pardon thee.

from Marsh Song – At Sunset, by Sidney Lanier

Baltimore, 1879-80.

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