Percy Bysshe Shelley

(1792-1822 / Horsham / England)

Poetical Essay - Poem by Percy Bysshe Shelley

Extract from Poetical Essay

Millions to fight compell'd, to fight or die
In mangled heaps on War's red altar lie . . .
When the legal murders swell the lists of pride;
When glory's views the titled idiot guide


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  • Susan Williams Susan Williams (3/9/2016 2:52:00 PM)

    Now this is a powerful way to write an essay! Love each line- each word laid in so perfectly (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 1, 2010



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