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Epistle To John Hamilton Reynolds

Rating: 2.9
Dear Reynolds, as last night I lay in bed,
There came before my eyes that wonted thread
Of shapes, and shadows, and remembrances,
That every other minute vex and please:
Things all disjointed come from north and south,--
Two witch's eyes above a cherub's mouth,
Voltaire with casque and shield and habergeon,
And Alexander with his nightcap on;
Old Socrates a-tying his cravat,
And Hazlitt playing with Miss Edgeworth's cat;
And Junius Brutus, pretty well so-so,
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Edward Kofi Louis 25 February 2019
Few are there who escape! ! ! ! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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Prabir Gayen 25 February 2019
Beautiful poem par excellence....
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Ramesh T A 25 February 2019
Lover of beauty John Keats has beautifully composed this interesting poem! Thanks for sharing here!
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