Daily Whitman

Manhattan-drawing-1800s

BOOK XXXIV. SANDS AT SEVENTY

Mannahatta

  My city's fit and noble name resumed,
  Choice aboriginal name, with marvellous beauty, meaning,
  A rocky founded island—shores where ever gayly dash the coming,
      going, hurrying sea waves.

 

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