Lip And Sneer

Ozymandias 1818
Ozymandias 1818
Ozymandias (1818) I met a traveler from an antique land Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert. Near them, on the sand, Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command, 5 Tell that its sculptor well those passions read Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things, The hand that mocked* them and the heart that fed; imitated And on the pedestal these words appear: My name is Ozymandias, king of kings: 10 Look on my w
Percy Bysshe Shelley rough draft
Percy Bysshe Shelley rough draft
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The Gap
The Gap
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