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Beleaguered City, The

Rating: 2.8

I have read, in some old, marvellous tale,
Some legend strange and vague,
That a midnight host of spectres pale
Beleaguered the walls of Prague.

Beside the Moldau's rushing stream,
With the wan moon overhead,
There stood, as in an awful dream,
The army of the dead.

White as a sea-fog, landward bound,
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Seamus O Brian 11 December 2016

Beautifully crafted work of art demonstrating so powerfully and vividly the deep need of mankind not to rely upon his own strength, but upon the grace and power accessed through faith.

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Savita Tyagi 11 December 2016

Beautiful poem. I read it again and again. Then again Henry Wadsworth is one of my favorite.

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Anil Kumar Panda 11 December 2016

Great poetry from a legendary poet. Like to read again and again.

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Mizzy ........ 11 December 2016

This is real poetry......pure genius

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* Sunprincess * 29 August 2015

....a most amazing poem....definitely one of his best...adding to my favorites ?

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