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Quotation by Percy Bysshe Shelley
Drive my dead thoughts over the universe Like withered leaves to quicken a new birth! And, by the incantation of this verse, Scatter, as from an unextinguished hearth Ashes and sparks, my words among mankind!
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822), British poet. Ode to the West Wind (l. 63–67). . .
The Complete Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Mary Shelley, ed. (1994) The Modern Library/Random House.
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