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Algernon Charles Swinburne Quote.

Swinburne, A. C., & Swinburne, A. C. (1904). The poems of Algernon Charles Swinburne: Poems and ballads : First series. London: Chatto & Windus.


Christmas Pre-Raphaelite

It seems to me that when Yule-time draws near, details of Pre-Raphaelite paintings appear frequently on greetings cards, Christmas carol CD covers and probably tea towels (Pre-Raphaelitism and tea towels have apparently been closely associated for some years). 1,414 more words


Clockwork Angel and Poetry: Part 4

We’re getting through it! Here’s part 4 of my compilation of poetry quoted in Clockwork Angel.

Laus Veneris by Algernon Charles Swinburne – This is another long poem, but if you’re into romantic, beautifully-written verse, you should probably have a read. 277 more words


Clockwork Angel and Poetry: Part 3

For those of you who haven’t read the previous posts, I’m going through Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare and picking out all of the beautiful poems mentioned, for you to read at your leisure. 323 more words


Hendecasyllibies by Algernon Charles Swinburne

If I understand correctly, a hendecasyllable is a line of eleven syllables.  I’m not sure if the lines in Algernon Charles Swinburne’s “Hendecasyllabis” have eleven syllables or not, but I do know the poem touches on the idea a lot of autumn poems touch on, the idea that the season brings with it thoughts of mortality.   322 more words


A Singing Lesson by Algernon Charles Swinburne

A Singing Lesson by Algernon Charles Swinburne (5th April, 1837 – 10th April, 1909)

Far–fetched and dear–bought, as the proverb rehearses,
Is good, or was held so, for ladies: but nought… 94 more words

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