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The Last Days Of Herculaneum.

It was a day of gloom, and strange suspense,
And feverish, and inexplicable dread,
In Herculaneum's walls. The heavy, thick,
And torrid atmosphere; the solid, vast,
And strong--edg'd clouds, that through the firmament
In various and opposing courses moved:--
The wild scream of the solitary bird
That, at long intervals, flew terror--driven
On high:--the howling of the red--ey'd dog
As he gaz'd trembling on the angry heavens:--
The hollow moans that swept along the air,
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