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Subject: NEW YORK DRAFT RIOTS (1863)
Matches Found: 2

THE DRAFT RIOT, by CHARLES DE KAY    Poem Text                
First Line: Is it the wind, the many-tongued, the weird
Last Line: And burns the town.
Subject(s): American Civil War; New York Draft Riots (1863); United States - History

THE HOUSE-TOP; A NIGHT PIECE, by HERMAN MELVILLE    Poem Text                 Poet's Biography
First Line: No sleep. The sultriness pervades the air
Last Line: And -- more -- is nature's roman, never to be scourged.
Subject(s): New York Draft Riots (1863); Social Protest