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Robert Bridges, ed. (1844–1930).  The Spirit of Man: An Anthology.  1916.
 
From Prometheus, i. 191

Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)
 
      ERE 1 Babylon was dust,
The Magus Zoroaster, my dead child,
Met his own image walking in the garden.
That apparition, sole of men, he saw.
For know there are two worlds of life and death:        5
One that which thou beholdest; but the other
Is underneath the grave, where do inhabit
The shadows of all forms that think and live
Till death unite them and they part no more;
Dreams and the light imaginings of men,        10
And all that faith creates or love desires,
Terrible, strange, sublime and beauteous shapes.
 
Note 1. Shelley. From ‘Prometheus’, i. 191. [back]
 
 
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