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Percy Bysshe Shelley

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One of the major English Romantic poets.. one of the major English Romantic poets


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Quote Left There was no corn -- in the wide market-place all loathliest things, even human flesh, was sold; They weighed it in small scales -- and many a face was fixed in eager horror then; his gold the miser brought; the tender maid, grown bold through hunger, bared her scorned charms in vain. Quote Right
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Quote Left Death is the veil which those who live call life: They sleep—and it is lifted Quote Right
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Quote Left History is a cyclic poem written by Time upon the memories of man. Quote Right
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Quote Left It is impossible that had Buonaparte descended from a race of vegetable feeders that he could have had either the inclination or the power to ascend the throne of the Bourbons. Quote Right
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Quote Left January gray is here, like a sexton by her grave; February bears the bier, march with grief doth howl and rave, and April weeps - but, O ye hours! Follow with May's fairest flowers. Quote Right
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