Being an Account of Bright College Years and Adventures
Both Domestic and Foreign, Ornamented with Pictures and
Supplied Throughout With Insightful and Edifying Reflections, in both Prose and Verse.
Tuesday, September 2, 2008
aus Jost Ammans Ständebuch, III
I’m a ship’s captain on the sea. This compass here will show to me Where on the ocean we are bound; But when we hear the thunder sound, And winds are high, and waves are steep, We’ll plunge the anchor in the deep. So that the ship will stay secure Until cruel Fortune smiles once more.