Who said, "The ship was cheered, the harbor cleared, merrily did we drop below the kirk, below the hill, below the lighthouse top"?please answer briefly. please just name the person who...

Who said, "The ship was cheered, the harbor cleared, merrily did we drop below the kirk, below the hill, below the lighthouse top"?

please answer briefly. please just name the person who said this.

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luannw eNotes educator| Certified Educator

The Mariner spoke these words.  He said them to the wedding guest that he has stopped in Part I of the poem.  He is telling the guest about the beginning of the voyage during which the Mariner killed the albatross.  He is letting the listener know that the voyage had started out with the usual lightness and happiness.

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