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A similar mood is present in "The Hills of Down" (1915): "Though / This world is drear and wan, / I dare not go / To dreaming Avalon, / Nor look what lands / May lie beyond the last / Strange sunset strands / That gleam when day is past / I' the yearning west"; but here the reason for rejection is different--such a journey would entail losing "the goodliness / Of the green hills of Down" (CP 229-30), themselves a locus for "Joy": the "clean hills" that contrast with "Nibbelheim" (TST 198).