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Awe and Amazement Quotes
Shedding white rings of tumult, building highOver the chained bay waters Liberty— (lines 3-4)
Then, with inviolate curve, forsake our eyesAs apparitional as sails that cross (lines 5-6)
Visions of America Quotes
How many dawns, chill from his rippling restThe seagull's wings shall dip and pivot him,Shedding white rings of tumult, building highOver the chained bay waters Liberty— (lines 1-4)
Society and Class Quotes
Some page of figures to be filed away;--Till elevators drop us from our day . . . (lines 7-8)
I think of cinemas, panoramic sleightsWith multitudes bent toward some flashing sceneNever disclosed, but hastened to again,Foretold to other eyes on the same screen; (lines 9-12)
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