Middle-sea and Lear-sea (continued)
If he leaves it to us
we’ll fix him dandy.
But tell him—with respects from me
tell him—tell the old Jason:
As sure as I was articled, had I the job of mortisin’ the beams to which was lashed and roved the Fault in all of us, I’ld take m’ time and set that aspen transoma square to the Rootless Tree
or dash m’ buttons!b
. . . he’s got
till the Day o’ Doom
to sail the bitter seas o’ the world!