Quotation by George Turberville

Thou stately stream that with the swelling tide
'Gainst London walls incessantly dost beat,
Thou Thames, I say, where barge and boat doth ride,
And snow-white swans do fish for needful meat:
George Turberville (1821–1873), British poet. The Lover to the Thames of London, to Favour His Lady Passing Thereon (l. 1–4). . .

Norton Anthology of Poetry, The. Alexander W. Allison and others, eds. (3d ed., 1983) W. W. Norton & Company.
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