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Quotation by Percy Bysshe Shelley
His very words are instinct with spirit; each is as a spark, a burning atom of inextinguishable thought; and many yet lie covered in the ashes of their birth and pregnant with a lightning which has yet found no conductor.
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822), British poet. A Defence of Poetry (written 1821, published 1840).
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