English poetry

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English In 1819

An old, mad, blind, despised, and dying king, Princes, the dregs of their dull race, who Through public scorn, mud […]

The Two Spirits: An Allegory

FIRST SPIRIT O thou, who plum’d with strong desire Wouldst float above the earth, beware! A Shadow tracks thy flight […]

Night

SWIFTLY walk o’er the western wave, Spirit of Night! Out of the misty eastern cave, Where, all the long and […]

Mutability

We are as clouds that veil the midnight moon; How restlessly they speed, and gleam, and quiver, Streaking the darkness […]

When The Lamp Is Shattered

When the lamp is shattered The light in the dust lies dead When the cloud is scattered, The rainbow’s glory […]

To The Moon

Art thou pale for weariness Of climbing heaven and gazing on the earth, Wandering companionless Among the stars that have […]

The Invitation

Best and brightest, come away, Fairer far than this fair day, Which, like thee, to those in sorrow Comes to […]

Queen Mab: Part VI (excerpts)

“Throughout these infinite orbs of mingling light, Of which yon earth is one, is wide diffus’d A Spirit of activity […]

Epipsychidion (excerpt)

Emily, A ship is floating in the harbour now, A wind is hovering o’er the mountain’s brow; There is a […]

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