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"Jews are the intensive form of any nationality whose language and customs they adopt." -- Emma Lazarus
Emma Lazarus (July 22, 1849 – November 19, 1887) was an American Jewish poet born in New York City.
Total Books: 86
She is best known for "The New Colossus", a sonnet written in 1883; its lines appear on a bronze plaque in the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty in 1912. The sonnet was solicited by William Maxwell Evarts as a donation to an auction, conducted by the "Art Loan Fund Exhibition in Aid of the Bartholdi Pedestal Fund for the Statue of Liberty" to raise funds to build the pedestal.