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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
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
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