Leave thine home, O youth, and seek out alien
shores: a larger range of life is ordained for thee. Yield not to misfortune; the
far-off Danube shall know thee, the cold North-wind, and the untroubled kingdoms of
Canopus, and the men who gaze on the new birth of Phoebus or upon his setting: he
that disembarks on distant sands, becomes thereby the greater man.
Petronius Arbiter. Petronius. Michael Heseltine. London. William Heinemann. 1913.
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