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Stepping Westward

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"What, you are stepping westward?"--"Yea."

---'T would be a wildish destiny,
If we, who thus together roam
In a strange land, and far from home,
Were in this place the guests of Chance:
Yet who would stop, or fear to advance,
Though home or shelter he had none,
With such a sky to lead him on?

The dewy ground was dark and cold;
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Gerald Collins 09 October 2005

The setting is a Scottish loch. The meaning is death and heaven though?

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