Portrait by Amelia Curran, 1819
Percy Bysshe Shelley (August 4, 1792 July 8, 1822) was one of the major English romantic poets and is esteemed by some scholars the finest lyric poet in the English language. He is perhaps most widely famous for such anthology ...
My dearest Mary, wherefore hast thou gone, And left me in this dreary world
Ah, woe is me! Winter is come and gone,
But grief returns with the revolving year.
Best and brightest, come away! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Away, away, from men and towns, To the wild wood and the downs--To the silent wilderness
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