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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ed.  Poems of Places: An Anthology in 31 Volumes.
Scotland: Vols. VI–VIII.  1876–79.
 
Edinburgh
Edinburgh
David Macbeth Moir (1798–1851)
 
(From Mary’s Mount)

TRACED like a map the landscape lies
In cultured beauty stretching wide;
There Pentland’s green acclivities;
There ocean, with its azure tide;
There Arthur’s Seat; and gleaming through        5
Thy southern wing, Dunedin blue!
While in the orient, Lammer’s daughters,
A distant giant range, are seen,
North Berwick Law, with cone of green,
And Bass amid the waters.        10
 
 
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