by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792 - 1822)

To music: a fragment
Language: English 
Silver key of the fountain of tears,
Where the Spirit drinks till the brain is wild;
Softest grave of a thousand fears,
Where their Mother, Care, like a [drowsy]1 child,
Is laid asleep in flowers . . .

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1 Bacon: "drowning"


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This text was added to the website: 2013-04-20
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Word count: 38