"Once did She ..." Quote of William Wordsworth

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Once did She hold the gorgeous East in fee; And was the safeguard of the West:

William Wordsworth
William Wordsworth (1770-1850), British poet. On the Extinction of the Venetian Republic (l. 1-2). . . The Poems; Vol. 1 [William Wordsworth]. John O. Hayden, ed. (1977, repr. 1990) Penguin Books.