Signa, by Ouida

Getto una palma al mare, e mi va al fondo.

Agli altri vedo il piombo navigare.”

— TUSCAN SONG.

I throw a palm into the sea: the deeps devour it.

Others throw lead, and lo! it buoyant sails.

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