Emma Lazarus: Selected Poems and Other Writings.
In the Jewish Synagogue at Newport
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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 placed in 1903. Emma Lazarus (July 22 1849 – November 19 1887) was an American poet born in New York City.