"While the angels ..." Quote of Edgar Allan Poe

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

While the angels, all pallid and wan, Uprising, unveiling, affirm That the play is the tragedy "Man", And its hero the Conqueror Worm.

Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), U.S. poet. Ligeia (l. 38-40). . . Complete Poems and Selected Essays [Edgar Allan Poe]. Richard Gray, ed. (1993) Everyman.