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Rome – Shelley 1

The Romantic poets Keats, Shelley and Byron, with their classical education and love of ruins and decay, were mesmerised by Italy, and especially by Rome. Shelley wrote… 65 more words

Europe

Quote of the day, Oct. 20

John Keats, “Ode on a Grecian Urn”

“Heard melodies are west, but those unheard/Are sweeter.”

International

The use and abuse of similitude: the case of Pnin (continued)

After the party at his house, and being informed that is being fired by Waindell College and replaced by another Professor of Russian – who is in fact the nefarious narrator of the novel we are reading – Pnin retires to his kitchen and slowly begins to wash the dishes and glasses and cutlery left behind by his guests: 915 more words

Literature

Bright Star

Bright Star
John Keats, 1795-1821

Bright star, would I were stedfast as thou art–
Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night
And watching, with eternal lids apart, 95 more words

Poetry

"A poet is the most unpoetical of any thing in existence..."

As to the poetical character itself…it is not itself—it has no self—it is everything and nothing. It has no character—it enjoys light and shade; it lives in gusto, be it foul or fair, high or low, rich or poor, mean or elevated.

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Quote Of The Day

The Human Seasons by John Keats

Four Seasons fill the measure of the year;
     There are four seasons in the mind of man:

He has his lusty Spring, when fancy clear… 86 more words

Life

To My Brother George (1) by John Keats

………..To My Brother George (1)

Many the wonders I this day have seen:
…The sun, when first he kist away the tears
…That fill’d the eyes of morn; – the laurell’d peers… 95 more words

Poetry