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Image from page 288 of "The complete works of Percy Bysshe Shelley ..." (1904)

Identifier: completeworksofp06shel

Title: The complete works of Percy Bysshe Shelley ...

Year: 1904 (1900s)

Authors: Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822 Dole, Nathan Haskell, 1852-1935


Publisher: London and Boston Virtue & company

Contributing Library: Robarts - University of Toronto

Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto



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Hymn of Apollo


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I. HE sleepless Hours, who watchme as I lie,Curtained with star-inwoven tap-estries,From the broad moonlight of the sky, Fanning the busy dreams from my dimeyes, —Waken me when their Mother, the gray Dawn,Tells them that dreams and that the moon isgone. II. Then I arise, and climbing Heavens bluedome,I walk over the mountains and the waves, 251 Poems Written in 1820 Leaving my robe upon the ocean foam ; My footsteps pave the clouds with fire ; thecavesAre filled with my bright presence, and the airLeaves the green earth to my embraces bare. III.The sunbeams are my shafts, with which IkillDeceit, that loves the night and fears theday ;All men who do or even imagine ill Fly me, and from the glory of my rayGood minds and open actions take new might.Until diminished by the reign of night. IV. I feed the clouds, the rainbows and theflowersWith their ethereal colours; the Moonsglobe 252 Hymn of Apollo And the pure stars in their eternal bowers Are cinctured with my power as with a robe ;W



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