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Amor Intellectualis

Oscar Wilde 1854 (Dublin) – 1900 (Paris)



Oft have we trod the vales of Castaly
And heard sweet notes of sylvan music blown
From antique reeds to common folk unknown:
And often launched our bark upon that sea
Which the nine Muses hold in empery,
And ploughed free furrows through the wave and foam,
Nor spread reluctant sail for more safe home
Till we had freighted well our argosy.
Of which despoiled treasures these remain,
Sordello's passion, and the honeyed line
Of young Endymion, lordly Tamburlaine
Driving his pampered jades, and more than these,
The seven-fold vision of the Florentine,
And grave-browed Milton's solemn harmonies.
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Oscar Wilde

Oscar wilde was born in Dublin, Ireland. he was known for his plays, but his short fairy tales have intense moralistic views. his writings bring up a beauty into ones soul and was known for his wiseacreing and after given 2 years hard labour was left a broken man to live out his life in exile in france. my favourite works include the nightingale and the rose, star child, and lady windemere's fan. more…

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