Percy Bysshe Shelley Quote


Percy Bysshe Shelley
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"Essays: Letters from Abroad, Translations and Fragments by Percy Bysshe Shelley, Volume 2" (1840), p. 248, "Letters from Italy, Florence, Letter XXX to John Gisborne"
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All of us who are worth anything, spend our manhood in unlearning the follies, or expiating the mistakes of our youth.  - Percy Bysshe Shelley
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Born: August 4, 1792

Died: July 8, 1822 (aged 29)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Poet, dramatist, essayist, novelist

Bio: Percy Bysshe Shelley was one of the major English Romantic poets and is critically regarded as among the finest lyric poets in the English language. Shelley was famous for his association with John Keats and Lord Byron. The novelist Mary Shelley was his second wife.

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