"Their errors have ..." Quote of Percy Bysshe Shelley

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Their errors have been weighed and found to have been dust in the balance; if their sins were as scarlet, they are now white as snow: they have been washed in the blood of the mediator and the redeemer, Time.

Percy Bysshe Shelley
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822), British poet. A Defence of Poetry (written 1821, publ. 1840). Referring specifically to the reputations of poets.