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A learned man came to me once

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 A learned man came to me once.
He said, "I know the way, -- come.
" And I was overjoyed at this.
Together we hastened.
Soon, too soon, were we Where my eyes were useless, And I knew not the ways of my feet.
I clung to the hand of my friend; But at last he cried, "I am lost.
"

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