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Quotation by Percy Bysshe Shelley
and so this tree—
Oh, that such our death may be!—
Died in sleep, and felt no pain,
To live in happier form again:
From which, beneath Heaven's fairest star,
The artist wrought this loved guitar;
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822), British poet. With a Guitar, to Jane (l. 53–58). . .
The Complete Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Mary Shelley, ed. (1994) The Modern Library/Random House.
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