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Quotation by Edgar Allan Poe
The waves have now a redder glow— The hours are breathing faint and low— And when, amid no earthly moans, Down, down that town shall settle hence, Hell, rising from a thousand thrones, Shall do it reverence.
Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849), U.S. poet. The City in the Sea (l. 48–53). . .
Complete Poems and Selected Essays [Edgar Allan Poe]. Richard Gray, ed. (1993) Everyman.
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