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There are 1 entries for this date: Percy Bysshe Shelley (Quote)
Percy Bysshe Shelley (Quote)

Percy Bysshe Shelley (Quote)

(See main Shelley entry here.) 

“Oh, that the wise from their bright minds would kindle
Such lamps within the dome of this dim world
That the pale name of priest might shrink and dwindle
Into the Hell from which it first was furled.”

—Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822), "Ode to Liberty," 1820

Compiled by Annie Laurie Gaylor

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