Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame,
With conquering limbs astride from land to land;
Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand
A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame
Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name
Mother of Exiles.

Emma Lazarus (1849-1887) American poet
“The New Colossus” (1883)
Added on 25-Sep-08 | Last updated 25-Sep-08
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