Who is Percy Bysshe ShelleyPercy Bysshe Shelley (/bɪʃ/ (listen) BISH; 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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Percy Bysshe Shelley Poems
- Mont Blanc. Lines Written In The Vale Of Chamouni
The everlasting universe of things
Flows through the mind, and rolls its rapid waves,
Now dark - now glittering - now reflecting gloom - ...
- Fragment: 'the Viewless And Invisible Consequence'
The viewless and invisible Consequence
Watches thy goings-out, and comings-in,
And...hovers o'er thy guilty sleep,
Unveiling every new-born deed, and thoughts ...
- Fragment: 'is It That In Some Brighter Sphere'
Is it that in some brighter sphere
We part from friends we meet with here?
Or do we see the Future pass
Over the Present's dusky glass? ...
- Lines Written On Hearing The News Of The Death Of Napoleon
What! alive and so bold, O Earth?
Art thou not overbold?
What! leapest thou forth as of old
In the light of thy morning mirth, ...
- The Daemon Of The World. A Fragment
Nec tantum prodere vati,
Quantum scire licet. Venit aetas omnis in unam ...
Top 10 most used topics by Percy Bysshe ShelleyEarth 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.
Comments about Percy Bysshe Shelley
- Citrushistrix: "to ——" ("oh! there are spirits of the air") by percy bysshe shelley. 2/3 of the cards of this set have random lines of poetry and it's all incongruously melancholy in tone, so i suspect a designer was having a little fun.
- Yanzhou77: so banks could use it to study the chinese plants and instruct other sources to collect the plants for him. lind knew the chinese enough to read and communicate with the locals. later in his life, he taught percy bysshe shelley at eton and became familiar with shelley's family.
- Cagriuluger: on death - percy bysshe shelley
- Luvrainydaze: our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought. ~percy bysshe shelley
- Suzzzyalllen: a weird sound design/poetry/music hybrid, i don’t know what to call it but it’s ozymandias by percy bysshe shelley, with some added flair. also i used my voice for this one, which for me (who still gets nervous ordering big macs in the mcdonald's drive thru) is a big deal