"A story of ..." Quote of Percy Bysshe Shelley

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

A story of particular facts is a mirror which obscures and distorts that which should be beautiful; poetry is a mirror which makes beautiful that which it distorts.

Percy Bysshe Shelley
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822), British poet. A Defence of Poetry (written 1821, published 1840).
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