19. I know an ash standing yggdrasil hight, a lofty tree, laved with limpid water: thence come the dews into the dales that fall; ever stands it green over Urd's fountain.
"The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson"
The central notion is that of yggdrasil, the tree of the universe-the tree of time and life.
I ask why my telescopic star-dust may not come together and grow and organize into habitable worlds,-the ripened fruit on the branches of the tree yggdrasil, if I may borrow from our friend the Poet's province.
"The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr."