They lived in narrow streets and lanes obscure, Ghetto and Judenstrass, in mirk and mire ; Taught in the school of patience to endure The life of anguish and the death of fire. All their lives long, with the unleavened bread And bitter herbs of exile...
The courtship of Miles Standish, and other poems - Page 153
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1858
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