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Poetical Essay

Poetical Essay

Extract from Poetical Essay by Percy Bysshe Shelley

Millions to fight compell’d, to fight or die
In mangled heaps on War’s red altar lie. . .
When the legal murders swell the lists of pride;
When glory’s views the titled idiot guide

Poem Poetical Essay - Percy Bysshe Shelley