Treasure Island

Konstantin Nikolaevich Batiushkov

(1787 - 1855 / Russia)

My Inspiration


O recollection of the heart! You're stronger
Than reason's cheerless recollection.
Your sweetness oft
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  • Danuta Glendenning (9/16/2006 6:11:00 PM)

    His understanding of mind(heart) over grey matter (reasoning) is borne out of experience. One can feel he tried to master life by contemplation and reasoning, but throws the hat in, when it comes to soothe the pain of loneliness. (Report) Reply

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