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Fragment: Thoughts Come And Go In Solitude

Percy Bysshe Shelley 1792 (Horsham) – 1822 (Lerici)

My thoughts arise and fade in solitude,
The verse that would invest them melts away
Like moonlight in the heaven of spreading day:
How beautiful they were, how firm they stood,
Flecking the starry sky like woven pearl!

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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Percy Bysshe Shelley was one of the major English Romantic poets and is regarded by critics as among the finest lyric poets in the English language. more…

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