Percy Bysshe Shelley

(1792-1822 / Horsham / England)

Poetical Essay


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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

Submitted: Thursday, April 01, 2010

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