Quotation by John Keats

Not charioted by Bacchus and his pards,
But on the viewless wings of Poesy,
Though the dull brain perplexes and retards:
Already with thee! tender is the night,
And haply the Queen-Moon is on her throne,
John Keats (1795–1821), British poet. Ode to a Nightingale (l. 32–36). . .

The Complete Poems [John Keats]. John Barnard, ed. (3d ed., 1988) Penguin.
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