Quotation by Edgar Allan Poe

On desperate seas long wont to roam,
The hyacinth hair, thy classic face,
Thy Naiad airs have brought me home
To the glory that was Greece,
And the grandeur that was Rome.
Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849), U.S. poet. To Helen (l. 6–10). . .

Complete Poems and Selected Essays [Edgar Allan Poe]. Richard Gray, ed. (1993) Everyman.
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