Music: Dutchman and Debuts

Dutchman and Débuts

In Manhattan. A Dutchman struggling against storm and wind to round the Cape of Good Hope once swore that he would make it if he had to keep sailing until the Day of Judgment. The Devil overheard him, condemned him to just such a fate unless he could find a woman who would love him faithfully. There after every seventh year the Dutchman was permitted to go ashore to hunt a liberator. But the rest of the time he wearily sailed the seas until all the...

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