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Ralph Waldo Emerson, comp. (1803–1882).  Parnassus: An Anthology of Poetry.  1880.
 
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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