John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
(continued) Percy Bysshe Shelley. (17921822) 5857
The moon of Mahomet Arose, and it shall set; While, blazoned as on heavens immortal noon, The cross leads generations on.
Hellas. Line 221. 5858
The worlds great age begins anew, The golden years return, The earth doth like a snake renew Her winter weeds outworn.
Hellas. Line 1060. 5859
What! alive, and so bold, O earth?
Written on hearing the News of the Death of Napoleon. 5860
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. 1
Prometheus Unbound. Act ii. Sc. 5. 5861
Those who inflict must suffer, for they see The work of their own hearts, and this must be Our chastisement or recompense.
Julian and Maddalo. Line 482. 5862
Most wretched men Are cradled into poetry by wrong: They learn in suffering what they teach in song. 2
Julian and Maddalo. Line 544. 5863
I could lie down like a tired child, And weep away the life of care Which I have borne, and yet must bear.
Stanzas written in Dejection, near Naples. Stanza 4. 5864
Peter was dull; he was at first Dull,oh so dull, so very dull! Whether he talked, wrote, or rehearsed, Still with this dulness was he cursed! Dull,beyond all conception, dull.
Peter Bell the Third. Part vii. xi.