Who is Percy Bysshe Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley (/bɪʃ/ (listen) BISH;[citation needed] 4 August 1792 – 8 July 1822) was one of the major English Romantic poets, who is regarded by some as among the finest lyric and philosophical poets in the English language, and one of the most influential. A radical in his poetry as well as in his political and social views, Shelley did not see fame during his lifetime, but recognition of his achievements in poetry grew steadily following his death. Shelley was a key member of a close circle of visionary poets and writers that included Lord ...
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Earth 154 Sweet 140 Spirit 140 I Love You 131 Love 131 Soul 117 Cold 112 Light 108 Wild 106 Bright 105

Percy Bysshe Shelley Quotes

  • We look before and after, And pine for what is not Our sincerest laughter With some pain is fraught Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought.
  • A man, to be greatly good, must magine intensely and comprehensively; he must put himself in the place of another and in many others; the pains and pleasures of his species must become his own.
  • Fear not for the future, weep not for the past.
  • History is a cyclic poem written by Time upon the memories of man.
  • I love tranquil solitude And such society As is quiet, wise, and good.
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  • Online_liberty: we take a little consolation from another oll poet, percy bysshe shelley, who reminds us, "if winter comes, can spring be far behind?"
  • Starteared: just found out percy bysshe shelley wrote multiple essays on defending vegetarianism
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Modern Love Xxxii: Full Faith I Have
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Full faith I have she holds that rarest gift
To beauty, Common Sense. To see her lie
With her fair visage an inverted sky
Bloom-covered, while the underlids uplift,
Would almost wreck the faith; but when her mouth
(Can it kiss sweetly? sweetly!) would address
The inner me that thirsts for her no less,
And has so long been languishing in drouth,

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