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An Ode for the Fourth of July, 1876

From "Poems for America: 125 Poems That Celebrate the American Experience," edited by Carmela Ciuraru, (Scribner: 238 pp., $25)

June 29, 2003|James Russell Lowell

Her children shall rise up to bless her name,

And wish her harmless length of days,

The mighty mother of a mighty brood,

Blessed in all tongues and dear to every blood,

The beautiful, the strong, and, best of all, the good.

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