Who is Percy Bysshe Shelley?

  • (noun): Englishman and Romantic poet (1792-1822).
    Synonyms: Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley (/ˈpɜrsi ˈbɪʃ ˈʃɛli/; 4 August 1792 – 8 July 1822) was one of the major English Romantic poets and is critically regarded as among the finest lyric poets in the English language. A radical in his poetry as well as his political and social views, Shelley did not achieve fame during his lifetime, but recognition for his poetry grew steadily following his death. Shelley was a key member of a close circle of visionary poets and writers that included Lord Byron; Leigh Hunt; Thomas Love Peacock; and his own second wife, Mary Shelley, the author of Frankenstein.

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Epic Poetry - Notable Epic Poems - Modern Epics (from 1500)
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    I think that the leaf of a tree, the meanest insect on which we trample, are in themselves arguments more conclusive than any which can be adduced that some vast intellect animates Infinity.
    Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)

    The whispering waves were half asleep,
    The clouds were gone to play,
    And on the bosom of the deep
    The smile of Heaven lay;
    Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)

    Poets are the hierophants of an unapprehended inspiration; the mirrors of the gigantic shadows which futurity casts upon the present; the words which express what they understand not; the trumpets which sing to battle and feel not what they inspire; the influence which is moved not, but moves. Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.
    —Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)

    ‘As the old faded.’—‘Figures ever new
    Rise on the bubble, paint them as you may;
    We have but thrown, as those before us threw,
    —Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)

    But thou art fled
    Like some frail exhalation;
    —Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)