Percy Shelley

1792 - 1822

A Quote by Percy Bysshe Shelley on brothers, death, and sleep

How wonderful is Death! Death and his brother Sleep.

Percy Shelley (1792 - 1822)

Source: Queen Mab. i.

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A Quote by Percy Bysshe Shelley on children, lies, and life

I could lie down like a tired child, And weep away the life of care Which I have borne, and yet must bear.

Percy Shelley (1792 - 1822)

Source: Stanzas written in Dejection, near Naples. Stanza 4.

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A Quote by Percy Bysshe Shelley on good, love, quiet, society, solitude, and tranquility

I love tranquil solitude And such society As is quiet, wise, and good.

Percy Shelley (1792 - 1822)

Source: Rarely, rarely comest Thou.

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A Quote by Percy Bysshe Shelley on laughter

I wield the flail of the lashing hail, And whiten the green plains under; And then again I dissolve it in rain, And laugh as I pass in thunder.

Percy Shelley (1792 - 1822)

Source: The Cloud, 1792 – 1822

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A Quote by Percy Bysshe Shelley on beauty

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A lovely lady, garmented in light From her own beauty.

Percy Shelley (1792 - 1822)

Source: The Witch of Atlas. Stanza 5.

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A Quote by Percy Bysshe Shelley on spirit

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A pard-like spirit, beautiful and swift.

Percy Shelley (1792 - 1822)

Source: Adonais. xxxii.

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A Quote by Percy Bysshe Shelley on garden, kiss, and plants

A sensitive plant in a garden grew, And the young winds fed it with silver dew, And it opened its fan-like leaves to the light, And closed them beneath the kisses of night.

Percy Shelley (1792 - 1822)

Source: The Sensitive Plant, 1820

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A Quote by Percy Bysshe Shelley on familiarity, inspiration, and love

All love is sweet, Given or returned. Common as light is love, And its familiar voice wearies not ever. . . . . . . They who inspire it most are fortunate, As I am now; but those who feel it most Are happier still.

Percy Shelley (1792 - 1822)

Source: Prometheus Unbound. Act ii. Sc. 5.

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A Quote by Percy Bysshe Shelley on fatherhood

And his own thoughts, along that rugged way Pursued, like raging hounds, their father and their prey.

Percy Shelley (1792 - 1822)

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A Quote by Percy Bysshe Shelley on darkness, dreams, earth, garden, love, rest, and spirit

And Spring arose on the garden fair, Like the Spirit of Love felt everywhere; And each flower and herb on Earth's dark breast Rose from the dreams of its wintry rest.

Percy Shelley (1792 - 1822)

Source: The Sensitive Plant, 1820 Plum blossoms: My Spring Is Ecstasy.

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