Rivers by Thomas Storer

Fair Danubie is praised for being wide;
Nilus commended for the sevenfold head;
Euphrates for the swiftness of the tide,
And for the garden whence his course is led;
The banks of Rhine with vines are overspread:
Take Loire and Po, yet all may not compare
With English Thamesis for buildings rare.

From: http://poetrynook.com/poem/rivers-1

Date: 1599

By: Thomas Storer (c1571-1604)

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