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Bliss Carman, et al., eds.  The World’s Best Poetry.
Volume VII. Descriptive: Narrative.  1904.
 
Descriptive Poems: I. Personal: Rulers; Statesmen; Warriors
George Washington
Anonymous
 
BY broad Potomac’s silent shore
  Better than Trajan lowly lies,
  Gilding her green declivities
With glory now and evermore;
  Art to his fame no aid hath lent;        5
  His country is his monument.
 
 
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