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My Lost Youth: Longfellow's Portland, Then and Now

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View of Portland harbor by moonlight

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View of Portland harbor by moonlight / Maine Historical Society

I CAN SEE THE SHADOWY LINES OF ITS TREES,
AND CATCH IN SUDDEN GLEAMS,
THE SHEEN OF THE FAR-SURROUNDING SEAS,
AND ISLANDS THAT WERE THE HESPERIDES
OF ALL MY BOYISH DREAMS.

 

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