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Ozymandias by Percy Bysshe Shelley

I met a traveller from an antique land, Who said—“Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert. . . . Near them, on the sand, Half sunk a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And wrinkled lip, and … Continue reading

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Ode to the West Wind by Percy Bysshe Shelley

I O wild West Wind, thou breath of Autumn’s being,Thou, from whose unseen presence the leaves deadAre driven, like ghosts from an enchanter fleeing, Yellow, and black, and pale, and hectic red,Pestilence-stricken multitudes: O thou,Who chariotest to their dark wintry … Continue reading

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Love’s Philosophy by Percy Bysshe Shelley

The fountains mingle with the river And the rivers with the ocean, The winds of heaven mix for ever With a sweet emotion; Nothing in the world is single; All things by a law divine In one spirit meet and … Continue reading

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To – by Percy Bysshe Shelley

One word is too often profaned For me to profane it; One feeling too falsely disdain’d For thee to disdain it; One hope is too like despair For prudence to smother; And pity from thee more dear Than that from … Continue reading

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