The Holiday Zone celebrates Columbus Day on October 12.

Steer, Bold Mariner, On!
Friedrich von Schiller
Steer, bold mariner, on! albeit witlings deride thee,
And the steersman drop idly his hand at the helm.
Ever and ever to westward! there must the coast be discovered,
If it but lie distinct, luminous like in thy mind.

Trust to the God that leads thee, and follow the sea that is silent;
Did it not yet exist, now would it rise from the flood.
Nature with Genius stand unites in league everlasting;
What is promised by one, surely the other performs.

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