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ON A YOUNG BRIDE DROWNED IN THE BOSPHORUS, by            
First Line: Stranger! Shouldst thou to thessaly return
Last Line: So to preserve his young bride's memory.
Alternate Author Name(s): Agathias Scholasticos
Subject(s): Bosphorus, Strait; Drowning


STRANGER! shouldst thou to Thessaly return.
Say to my heart's dear lord that here I lie,
Here, where the Bosphor's waves are foaming high,
And bid him near our bower my name inurn, --
So to preserve his young bride's memory.





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