Text: Edgar Allan Poe, “[Song of Triumph],” The Works of the Late Edgar Allan Poe, 1850, p. 470


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[[Song of Triumph]]

Who is king but Epiphanes?

Say — do you know?

Who is king but Epiphanes?

Bravo! — bravo!

There is none but Epiphanes,

No — there is none:

So tear down the temples,

And put out the sun!


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Notes:

This version shows the poem as it was published, as part of the tale “Epimanes” in the posthumous collection of Works of the Late Edgar Allan Poe edited by R. W. Griswold and first issued in 1850.


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