Appointed Captain

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    And he appointed twelve, whom he also named apostles, to be with him, and to be sent out to proclaim the message...
    Bible: New Testament, Mark 3:14.

    So universal and widely related is any transcendent moral greatness, and so nearly identical with greatness everywhere and in every age,—as a pyramid contracts the nearer you approach its apex,—that, when I look over my commonplace-book of poetry, I find that the best of it is oftenest applicable, in part or wholly, to the case of Captain Brown.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)