Percy Bysshe Shelley Quotes

And whether life had been before that sleep The Heaven which I imagine, or a Hell 'Like this harsh world in which I wake to weep, I know not.
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822), British poet. The Triumph of Life (l. 305-307). . . The Complete Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Mary Shelley, ed. (1994) The Modern Library/Random House.
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O world! O life! O time! On whose last steps I climb,
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822), British poet. A Lament: "O world! O life! O time!" (L. 1-2). . . The Complete Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Mary Shelley, ed. (1994) The Modern Library/Random House.
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I felt my cheek Alter, to see the shadow pass away, Whose grasp had left the giant world so weak That every pigmy kicked it as it lay;
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822), British poet. The Triumph of Life (l. 201-204). . . The Complete Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Mary Shelley, ed. (1994) The Modern Library/Random House.
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But thou art fled Like some frail exhalation;
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822), British poet. Alastor; or, The Spirit of Solitude (l. 693-694). . . The Complete Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Mary Shelley, ed. (1994) The Modern Library/Random House.
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'I feared, loved, hated, suffered, did and died, And if the spark with which Heaven lit my spirit Had been with purer nutriment supplied,
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822), British poet. The Triumph of Life (l. 175-177). . . The Complete Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Mary Shelley, ed. (1994) The Modern Library/Random House.
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At length upon the lone Chorasmian shore He paused, a wide and melancholy waste Of putrid marshes.
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822), British poet. Alastor; or, The Spirit of Solitude (l. 274-276). . . The Complete Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Mary Shelley, ed. (1994) The Modern Library/Random House.
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Mixed in one mighty torrent did appear, Some flying from the thing they feared, and some Seeking the object of another's fear;
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822), British poet. The Triumph of Life (l. 52-54). . . The Complete Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Mary Shelley, ed. (1994) The Modern Library/Random House.
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I have made my bed In charnels and on coffins, where black death Keeps record of the trophies won
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822), British poet. Alastor; or, The Spirit of Solitude (l. 23-25). . . The Complete Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Mary Shelley, ed. (1994) The Modern Library/Random House.
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Within my heart is the lamp of love, And that is day!
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822), British poet. The Two Spirits (l. 11-12). . . The Complete Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Mary Shelley, ed. (1994) The Modern Library/Random House.
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Obedient to the light That shone within his soul, he went,
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822), British poet. Alastor; or, The Spirit of Solitude (l. 498-499). . . The Complete Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Mary Shelley, ed. (1994) The Modern Library/Random House.
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