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.角田川もつと古びよ時鳥
sumida-gawa motto furubi yo hototogisu

Sumida River
even more old-timey...
"cuckoo!"

The verb furubu means to become old-style; see Kogo dai jiten (Shogakukan 1983) 1460.

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