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Bibliography: "Excelsior" by Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
- Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
- Note Source
- The Song of the Lark, Book I, Chap. 16
- Note Relating to Cather
- Ray tells Thea in Song of the Lark: "If a man stumbles, there's plenty of people to push him down. But if he's like 'the youth who bore,' those same people are foreordained to help him along."