Middle-sea and Lear-sea (continued)
What centuries less
since the formative epochs, the sign-years in Saturn’s tellus,1 in the middle lands of it? For even for the men with the groma,2 even for the men of rule, whose religio is rule
for the world-orderers
for the world-syndicate
even for us
whose robbery is conterminous with empires3
there was a: Once there was . . .
and wanderers tall tale to tell
by sea, by land
decalogue, dodecalogue gravenb
palladiac come down.