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[24] Similarly a pilot will desire [p. 337] to bring his ship safe to harbour; but if he is swept out of his course by a storm, he will not for that reason cease to be a pilot, but will say in the wellknown words of the old poet1 “Still let me steer straight on!”

1 Ennius, Ann. 483 (Vahlen).

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