Alfred Lord Tennyson

(6 August 1809 – 6 October 1892 / Lincoln / England)

Beautiful City Poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson


Beautiful city

Beautiful city, the centre and crater of European confusion,
O you with your passionate shriek for the rights of an equal
humanity,
How often your Re-volution has proven but E-volution
Roll’d again back on itself in the tides of a civic insanity!

Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004

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  • Silver Star - 7,657 Points Eric Ericson (11/17/2014 9:41:00 PM)

    I wonder if he is talking about Paris France. Does anyone have another guess? (or perhaps you know) (Report) Reply

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