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After Shelley, Byron and Scott, you know, one cannot care about other poets.
I shall write a book some day about the appropriateness of names. Geoffrey Chaucer has a ribald ring, as is proper and correct, an ...
The man Shelley, in very truth, is not entirely sane, and Shelley's poetry is not entirely sane either. The Shelley of actual life ...
Keats is minute in observation, with an eye to every particular of every object; Shelley, usually working on a panoramic scale, ge ...
My imagination is a monastery and I am its monk.
I think that the leaf of a tree, the meanest insect on which we trample, are in themselves arguments more conclusive than any whic ...
It were as wise to cast a violet into a crucible that you might discover the formal principle of its colour and odour, as seek to ...
Poetry is a sword of lightning, ever unsheathed, which consumes the scabbard that would contain it.
Poetry lifts the veil from the hidden beauty of the world, and makes familiar objects be as if they were not familiar.
Poetry is the record of the best and happiest moments of the happiest and best minds.
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