Kenneth Grahame quote about adventure from The Wind in the Willows - Take the Adventure, heed the call, now ere the irrevocable moment passes!
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Take the Adventure, heed the call, now ere the irrevocable moment passes!
 Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows (1908). copy citation

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Author Kenneth Grahame
Source The Wind in the Willows
Topic adventure moment
Date 1908
Language English
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Weblink http://www.gutenberg.org/files/289/289-h/289-h.htm

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“As she forges towards the headland she will clothe herself with canvas; and then, once outside, the sounding slap of great green seas as she heels to the wind, pointing South!
'And you, you will come too, young brother; for the days pass, and never return, and the South still waits for you. Take the Adventure, heed the call, now ere the irrevocable moment passes!' 'Tis but a banging of the door behind you, a blithesome step forward, and you are out of the old life and into the new! Then some day, some day long hence, jog home here if you will, when the cup has been drained and the play has been played, and sit down by your quiet river with a store of goodly memories for company.” source

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