Sail Away

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Bark Vernon, Page 164 of 256

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Round which too sad a feeling plays
 
Round which too sad a feeling plays
 
To trust their tones again!
 
To trust their tones again!
Regard their [? dows?] thee last
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Regard their shadows o'er thee cast
As if we ne’r had met
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As if we ne’er had met
 
And still unmindful of the past
 
And still unmindful of the past
 
we may be happy yet.
 
we may be happy yet.
  
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[Pencil note following song]
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We may / shall we, [illegible] we
  
[Marginal inscriptions]
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[Penned note upper left margin]
[Next to poem]  Oh, oh, oh, [Bah?]
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Oh, oh, oh, oh, Bah!
  
[In pencil and encircled]
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[Pencil note left margin]
I never [illegible] why (no?)[The?] they to
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I never [illegible]
[pain?] dear
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Why [no?]
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Are they [so] painfully dear?
  
[In ink]
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[Penned note left margin]
 
Oh, oh, oh,  
 
Oh, oh, oh,  
 
how very sensitive!
 
how very sensitive!
 
Must  be fearfully acute
 
Must  be fearfully acute
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[pencil addition]
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July the 21st
We [ending?] shall we, O yes we
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this day comences as usual with pleasant gales from South East, I have no incident of importance to note. All hand imployed in various jobs about deck and all posible Sail Set to advantag at 8 P.M. a whale was discovered following the Ship an iron was immediately Procured and a line attached when I Stasioned myself upon the forcastle waiting his aproach after a slight delay he appeared along Side just forward the fore riging Spouting and Lashing the Sea with his flukes. I threw the iron Strikng him just just abaft his head [which] he no [illegible] a very Strange way of [receiving] his advances and [appreciating] his [gambols]
[log continues in ink]
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July the 21st this day comences as usual with
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pleasant gales from South East, I have
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no incident of importance to note.
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All hand imployed in various gobs
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about deck and all posible sail set to
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advantage    at 8 P.M.
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a whale was discovered following the
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ship    an iron was immediately  
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procured and a line attached when I
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stasioned myself upon the forcastle
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waiting for [illegible] after a short
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delay he appeared along side just
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forward the fore rigging spouting and
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Lashing the sea with his flukes.
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I threw the iron strikng him just
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just abaft his head [which?] he no [illegible]
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a very strange way of [?eeling] his
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[illegible]  and [illegible] his ]gambo??]
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Oh Smile as thou wert want to Smile

Oh, Smile as thou wert want to Smile Before thy weight of care, Had Crushed thy heart and for a while Left only sorrow there.

Some thoughts twere best if we should quell, Some impulse to forget O’er which should memory cease to dwell We may be happy yet. (repeat)

Oh, never name departed days Nor vows we whispered then Round which too sad a feeling plays To trust their tones again! Regard their shadows o'er thee cast As if we ne’er had met And still unmindful of the past we may be happy yet.

[Pencil note following song] We may / shall we, [illegible] we

[Penned note upper left margin] Oh, oh, oh, oh, Bah!

[Pencil note left margin] I never [illegible] Why [no?] Are they [so] painfully dear?

[Penned note left margin] Oh, oh, oh, how very sensitive! Must be fearfully acute

July the 21st this day comences as usual with pleasant gales from South East, I have no incident of importance to note. All hand imployed in various jobs about deck and all posible Sail Set to advantag at 8 P.M. a whale was discovered following the Ship an iron was immediately Procured and a line attached when I Stasioned myself upon the forcastle waiting his aproach after a slight delay he appeared along Side just forward the fore riging Spouting and Lashing the Sea with his flukes. I threw the iron Strikng him just just abaft his head [which] he no [illegible] a very Strange way of [receiving] his advances and [appreciating] his [gambols]