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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ed. Poems of Places: An Anthology in 31 Volumes.
Greece and Turkey in Europe: Vol. XIX. 1876–79.

Greece: Piræus (Porto Leone)

On the Tomb of Themistocles

By Plato the Comic Poet

Translated by R. Cumberland

BY the sea’s margin, on the watery strand,

Thy monument, Themistocles, shall stand:

By this directed, to thy native shore

The merchant shall convey his freighted store;

And when our fleets are summoned to the fight,

Athens shall conquer with thy tomb in sight.