City Poems

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Ticknor and Fields, 1857 - 138 pages
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Page 56 - Draw thy fierce streams of blinding ore, Smite on a thousand anvils, roar Down to the harbour-bars ; Smoulder in smoky sunsets, flare On rainy nights, with street and square Lie empty to the stars. From terrace proud to alley base I know thee as my mother's face.
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