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" The cemetery is an open space among the ruins, covered in winter with violets and daisies. It might make one in love with death, to think that one should be buried in so sweet a place. "
Lord Byron and Some of His Contemporaries: With Recollections of the Author ... - Page 340
by Leigh Hunt - 1828 - 494 pages
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The Poetical Works and Other Writings of John Keats: Now First ..., Volume 4

John Keats - Poets, English - 1883
...long — violets and daisies mingling with the fresh herbage, and, in the words of Shelley, 1 making one in love with death, to think that one should be buried in so sweet a place.' Ten weeks after the close of his holy work of friendship and charity, Mr. Severn wrote to Mr. Haslam...
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The Selected Poetry & Prose of Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley - Fiction - 1994 - 692 pages
...Rome. The cemetery is an open space along the ruins covered in winter with violets and daises. It might make one in love with death to think that one should be buried in so sweet a place. The genius of the lamented person to whose memory I have dedicated these unworthy verses, was not less...
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The Gender of Death: A Cultural History in Art and Literature

Karl S. Guthke, Karl Siegfried Guthke - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 297 pages
..."The cemetery is an open space among the ruins, covered in winter with violets and daisies. It might make one in love with death, to think that one should be buried in so sweet a place." Like Keats, though more wordily, the German Sentimentalist Fritz Stolberg compares death with the seductive...
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The Long Gray Line: The American Journey of West Point's Class of 1966

Rick Atkinson - History - 1999 - 598 pages
...gives the churchyard a certain purity. "It might," as Shelley wrote of the Protestant Cemetery in Rome, "make one in love with death, to think that one should be buried in so sweet a place." Section XXXIV in the northern quadrant is indistinguishable from the rest of the yard except for a...
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The Artist on the Artist

Harry Guest - Psychology - 2000 - 462 pages
...cemetery is in an open space among the ruins, covered in winter with violets and daisies. It might make one in love with death, to think that one should be buried in so sweet a place." Keats had died on February 23r<i 1821. Shelley was drowned in July the following year. Hardy on his...
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A Sherwood Bonner Sampler, 1869-1884: What a Bright, Educated, Witty, Lively ...

Katherine Sherwood Bonner McDowell - History - 2000 - 451 pages
...easeful Death." The Protestant Cemetery was "a most romantic setting of which Shelley wrote 'it might make one in love with death to think that one should be buried in so sweet a place'" (Thorvaldsen Museum, Rome in Early Photographs: The Age of Pius IX. Photographs 1846- 1878 from Roman...
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Shelley Among Others: The Play of the Intertext and the Idea of Language

Stuart Peterfreund - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 406 pages
...Keats's ode comes in the preface, where Shelley observes of the Protestant Cemetery in Rome, "It might make one in love with death, to think that one should be buried in so sweet a place" (390). The remark echoes the speaker of the ode's confession to the nightingale: "I have been half...
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Walks in Rome, Volume 2

Augustus J. C. Hare - Transportation - 2005 - 516 pages
...The cemetery is an open space among the ruins, covered in winter with violets and daisies. It might make one in love with death, to think that one should be buried in so sweet a place.' — Shelley, f'refare to Adenais. Here is the grave of Keats, with the inscription : ' This grave contains...
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Seeing Europe with Famous Authors: Volum

Francis Halsey - Travel - 2006 - 208 pages
...ancient Bome, It is an open space among the ruins, covered in winter with violets and daisies. It might make one in love with death, to think that one should be buried in so sweet a place." If Shelley had chosen his own grave at the time, he would have selected the very spot where be has...
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A Dirge for My Daughter: Poems

Frederick Philip Grove - 2006 - 92 pages
...lanes trom Shellcv's 1X21 prose "Preface" to Adoihiis come to mind; 1 lie cemeterv is an open space [. with death, to think that one should be buried in so sweet a place." It is ot the kind which mav have caused (irove to write some ol the prose introductions to his poems...
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