Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822 / Horsham / England)
Epigram III: Spirit of Plato
From the Greek.
Eagle! why soarest thou above that tomb?
To what sublime and star-ypaven home
I am the image of swift Plato’s spirit,
Ascending heaven; Athens doth inherit
His corpse below.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Submitted: Thursday, April 01, 2010
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