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Percy Bysshe Shelley
(1792-1822) born on
Aug 04
English poet. He is famous for his grandeur, beauty and mastery of language, e.g., "Hymn to Intellectual Beauty," 1816.
The more we study the more we discover our ignorance.

Reason respects differences, and imagination the similitudes of things.
Poetry lifts the veil from the hidden beauty of the world, and makes familiar objects be as if they were not familiar.
Every epoch, under names more or less specious, has deified its peculiar errors.
Reviewers, with some rare exceptions, are a most stupid and malignant race. As a bankrupt thief turns thief-taker in despair, so an unsuccessful author turns critic.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Instant Quotation Dictionary," by Donald O. Bolander, 1979.
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: "A Defence of Poetry," 1840.
N: "A Defence of Poetry," 1840.
K: "Adonais," Preface, 1821, first draft, later removed.

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