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Thread: Crossing The Bar by Alfred Lord Tennyson

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    Ensign Crossing The Bar by Alfred Lord Tennyson

    Crossing The Bar

    Sunset and evening star
    And one clear call for me!
    And may there be no moaning of the bar,
    When I put out to sea,

    But such a tide as moving seems asleep,
    Too full for sound and foam,
    When that which drew from out the boundless deep
    Turns again home.

    Twilight and evening bell,
    And after that the dark!
    And may there be no sadness of farewell,
    When I embark;

    For though from out our bourne of Time and Place
    The flood may bear me far,
    I hope to see my Pilot face to face
    When I have crossed the bar.
    Wij zjin Ajax, Wij zjin de beste

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    Wish I could have wrote that.
    "Wot,no Airlocks on the Lowie!!!!"

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    Very good poetry at its best , can anyone tell me where the saying Crossing the bar came from .

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