| Quote #1
There is no Frigate like a Book
These lines practically have a breath of fresh sea air written into them. They remind us of the freedom and sense of possibility that reading affords us.
| Quote #2
This Traverse may the poorest take
Through reading, even the poorest person can be free to travel wherever they like, without having to pay for a toll or ticket. Imagine a good book as a kind of magic carpet, good for travel anywhere.
| Quote #3
How frugal is the Chariot
These closing lines remind us that our bodies are just shells for what really matters – our souls. Books and stories are the "Chariots" that allow us to be free to roam in spirit, if not in body.