The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from 1492 by Mary Johntson:|
ugly. So naked, so lonely, so indifferent spread the Sea
Another day and another and another. When half the
ship was at the point of mutiny signs reappeared and thickened.
Birds flew over the ships; one perched beside the
Admiral's banner and sang. More than that, a wood dove
came upon the deck and ate corn that was strewed for it.
``Colombo--Colombo!'' quoth the Admiral. ``I, too, am
`dove.' `_And he opened a window and sent forth a ``dove''
to find if there were land!_' ''
Almost the whole ship from Jason down took these two