How would you describe the journey uphill?

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The journey uphill won't be an easy one, or a short one, but it won't be impossible either. It's going to take a whole day of walking to get to whatever the person's destination is, or maybe even more, since it's made clear that spending the night somewhere is a necessity. Still, the poem says that the traveler's labor will be repaid in kind by comforts to ease their weariness. There is also the promise of companionship with people who have had these experiences before and who can lend their sympathy and wisdom in the way that a tired wayfarer often needs the very most. The promise that there will be beds for all who come closes the poem with a feeling of solidarity: the journey uphill will not be a lazy one, but the traveler will have the support necessary to succeed nonetheless.

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