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Shelley, Percy Bysshe: Fragment: Milton's Spirit

Portre of Shelley, Percy Bysshe

Fragment: Milton's Spirit (English)

I dreamed that Milton's spirit rose, and took
From life's green tree his Uranian lute;
And from his touch sweet thunder flowed, and shook
All human things built in contempt of man,—
And sanguine thrones and impious altars quaked,
Prisons and citadels...

Uploaded byGóz Adrienn
PublisherRossetti, "Complete Poetical Works of P. B. S.", 1870
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