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lake district - loch lomond
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August 1st, 2020 

Northern Voyage

A depiction of a journey. Embarked upon with friend's throughout the summer months of July and August. Forged in a search for beauty found away from the city on a course across the landscape's of The Lake District and Scottish Highlands.

When from our better selves we have too long
Been parted by the hurrying world, and droop,
Sick of its business, of its pleasures tired,
How gracious, how benign, is Solitude;
How potent a mere image of her sway;
Most potent when impressed upon the mind
With an appropriate human centre—hermit,
Deep in the bosom of the wilderness;
Votary (in vast cathedral, where no foot
Is treading, where no other face is seen)
Kneeling at prayers; or watchman on the top
Of lighthouse, beaten by Atlantic waves;
Or as the soul of that great Power is met
Sometimes embodied on a public road,
When, for the night deserted, it assumes
A character of quiet more profound
Than pathless wastes.

William Wordsworth - An excerpt from Book IV, “Summer Vacation”.

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