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    Among them was a Bishop, who
    Had lately been appointed to
    The balmy isle of Rum-ti-Foo,
    And Peter was his name.
    Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)

    The limitless future of childhood shrinks to realistic proportions, to one of limited chances and goals; but, by the same token, the mastery of time and space and the conquest of helplessness afford a hitherto unknown promise of self- realization. This is the human condition of adolescence.
    —Peter Blos (20th century)