Harvard Classics

Two Years Before the Mast (Ch. XXXVI), by Richard Henry Dana

September 19, 2021

Every sight was full of beauty. We were coming back to our homes, and the signs of civilization from which we had been so long banished --" wrote Dana, as his ship entered Boston Harbor. (Volume 23, Harvard Classics)

Dana returns from two-year voyage, Sept. 18, 1836.