The Complete Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley — Complete eBook

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LETTER TO MARIA GISBORNE.1
THE DAEMON OF THE WORLD.1
PART 1.1
PART 2.6
12
ALASTOR:  OR, THE SPIRIT OF SOLITUDE.12
ALASTOR:  OR, THE SPIRIT OF SOLITUDE.13
NOTE ON ALASTOR, BY MRS. SHELLEY.26
THE REVOLT OF ISLAM.27
DEDICATION.34
CANTO 1.37
CANTO 2.47
CANTO 3.55
CANTO 4.60
CANTO 5.66
CANTO 6.78
CANTO 7.87
CANTO 8.94
CANTO 9.99
CANTO 10.105
CANTO 11.113
CANTO 12.117
NOTE ON THE “REVOLT OF ISLAM”, BY MRS. SHELLEY.124
PRINCE ATHANASE.127
PART 1.127
PART 2.130
FRAGMENT 2.130
FRAGMENT 3.132
FRAGMENT 4.132
FRAGMENT 5.132
FRAGMENT 6.133
ANOTHER FRAGMENT (A)133
ANOTHER FRAGMENT (B)133
ROSALIND AND HELEN.134
ADVERTISEMENT.134
ROSALIND, HELEN, AND HER CHILD.135
NOTE BY MRS. SHELLEY.157
JULIAN AND MADDALO.157
CANCELLED FRAGMENTS OF JULIAN AND MADDALO.170
NOTE BY MRS. SHELLEY.171
PROMETHEUS UNBOUND.172
PREFACE.172
DRAMATIS PERSONAE.175
ACT 1.175
ACT 2.191
ACT 3.204
ACT 4.214
CANCELLED FRAGMENTS OF “PROMETHEUS UNBOUND”.224
NOTE ON “PROMETHEUS UNBOUND”, BY MRS. SHELLEY.225
THE CENCI.230
DEDICATION, TO LEIGH HUNT, ESQ.231
THE CENCI.231
THE CENCI:  A TRAGEDY IN FIVE ACTS.236
ACT 1.236
ACT 2.244
ACT 3.251
ACT 4.261
ACT 5.271
NOTE ON THE CENCI, BY MRS. SHELLEY.283
THE MASK OF ANARCHY.288
NOTE ON THE MASK OF ANARCHY, BY MRS. SHELLEY.295
PETER BELL THE THIRD.296
PROLOGUE.298
PART 1.298
PART 2.300
PART 3.301
PART 4.303
PART 5.304
PART 6.306
PART 7.309
NOTE ON PETER BELL THE THIRD, BY MRS. SHELLEY.312
LETTER TO MARIA GISBORNE.313
THE WITCH OF ATLAS.320
THE WITCH OF ATLAS.321
NOTE ON THE WITCH OF ATLAS, BY MRS. SHELLEY.332
OEDIPUS TYRANNUS334
A TRAGEDY IN TWO ACTS334
ADVERTISEMENT.334
ACT 2.343
NOTE ON OEDIPUS TYRANNUS, BY MRS. SHELLEY.351
EPIPSYCHIDION.352
ADVERTISEMENT.352
EPIPSYCHIDION.353
FRAGMENTS CONNECTED WITH EPIPSYCHIDION.364
THREE EARLY DRAFTS OF THE PREFACE.364
PREFACE 1.364
PREFACE 2.364
PREFACE 3.365
PASSAGES OF THE POEM, OR CONNECTED THEREWITH.365
ADONAIS.369
ADONAIS.371
CANCELLED PASSAGES OF ADONAIS.380
PASSAGES OF THE POEM.381
HELLAS381
TO HIS EXCELLENCY382
LATE SECRETARY FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS TO THE HOSPODAR OF WALLACHIA382
SYMPATHY, AND FRIENDSHIP OF382
PREFACE.382
PROLOGUE TO HELLAS.384
HELLAS.387
NOTES.408
FRAGMENTS OF AN UNFINISHED DRAMA.412
SCENE.—­BEFORE THE CAVERN OF THE INDIAN ENCHANTRESS.413
CHARLES THE FIRST.417
433
SCENE 5: 434
THE TRIUMPH OF LIFE.434
CANCELLED OPENING OF THE TRIUMPH OF LIFE.445
THE COMPLETE445
OF446
VOLUME 2446
EDITED WITH TEXTUAL NOTES446
CONTENTS.446
FEELINGS OF A REPUBLICAN ON THE FALL OF BONAPARTE446
EARLY POEMS [1814, 1815].448
STANZA, WRITTEN AT BRACKNELL.449
STANZAS.—­APRIL, 1814.449
TO HARRIET.449
TO MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT GODWIN.450
MUTABILITY.451
ON DEATH.451
A SUMMER EVENING CHURCHYARD.452
TO —.452
TO WORDSWORTH.453
FEELINGS OF A REPUBLICAN ON THE FALL OF BONAPARTE.453
LINES.454
NOTE ON THE EARLY POEMS, BY MRS. SHELLEY.454
POEMS WRITTEN IN 1816.455
HYMN TO INTELLECTUAL BEAUTY.456
MONT BLANC.458
CANCELLED PASSAGE OF MONT BLANC.461
FRAGMENT:  HOME.461
FRAGMENT OF A GHOST STORY.461
NOTE ON POEMS OF 1816, BY MRS. SHELLEY.461
POEMS WRITTEN IN 1817.462
TO CONSTANTIA, SINGING.465
STANZAS 1 AND 2.466
FRAGMENT:  TO ONE SINGING.467
A FRAGMENT:  TO MUSIC.467
ANOTHER FRAGMENT:  TO MUSIC.467
TO THE LORD CHANCELLOR.467
TO WILLIAM SHELLEY.469
FROM THE ORIGINAL DRAFT OF THE POEM TO WILLIAM SHELLEY.470
ON FANNY GODWIN.470
LINES.471
DEATH.471
OTHO.471
FRAGMENTS SUPPOSED TO BE PARTS OF OTHO.472
FRAGMENT:  TO A FRIEND RELEASED FROM PRISON.472
FRAGMENT:  SATAN BROKEN LOOSE.472
FRAGMENT:  “IGNICULUS DESIDERII”.473
FRAGMENT:  “AMOR AETERNUS”.473
FRAGMENT:  THOUGHTS COME AND GO IN SOLITUDE.473
A HATE-SONG.473
LINES TO A CRITIC.473
OZYMANDIAS.474
NOTE ON POEMS OF 1817, BY MRS. SHELLEY.474
POEMS WRITTEN IN 1818.476
PASSAGE OF THE APENNINES.476
THE PAST.477
TO MARY —.477
ON A FADED VIOLET.477
LINES WRITTEN AMONG THE EUGANEAN HILLS.477
SCENE FROM ‘TASSO’.483
SONG FOR ‘TASSO’.484
INVOCATION TO MISERY.484
STANZAS WRITTEN IN DEJECTION, NEAR NAPLES.486
THE WOODMAN AND THE NIGHTINGALE.487
SONNET.492
FRAGMENT:  TO BYRON.492
FRAGMENT:  APOSTROPHE TO SILENCE.492
FRAGMENT:  THE LAKE’S MARGIN.493
FRAGMENT:  ‘MY HEAD IS WILD WITH WEEPING’.493
FRAGMENT:  THE VINE-SHROUD.493
NOTE ON POEMS OF 1818, BY MRS. SHELLEY.493
POEMS WRITTEN IN 1819.494
SONG TO THE MEN OF ENGLAND.495
SIMILES FOR TWO POLITICAL CHARACTERS OF 1819.496
FRAGMENT:  TO THE PEOPLE OF ENGLAND.496
496
A NEW NATIONAL ANTHEM.497
SONNET:  ENGLAND IN 1819.497
497
CANCELLED STANZA.498
ODE TO HEAVEN.498
CANCELLED FRAGMENTS OF THE ODE TO HEAVEN.499
ODE TO THE WEST WIND.499
AN EXHORTATION.501
THE INDIAN SERENADE.501
CANCELLED PASSAGE.502
TO SOPHIA [MISS STACEY].502
TO WILLIAM SHELLEY.503
TO WILLIAM SHELLEY.503
TO MARY SHELLEY.503
TO MARY SHELLEY.503
ON THE MEDUSA OF LEONARDO DA VINCI IN THE FLORENTINE GALLERY.504
LOVE’S PHILOSOPHY.504
FRAGMENT:  ‘FOLLOW TO THE DEEP WOOD’S WEEDS’.505
THE BIRTH OF PLEASURE.505
FRAGMENT:  LOVE THE UNIVERSE TO-DAY.505
FRAGMENT:  ‘A GENTLE STORY OF TWO LOVERS YOUNG’.505
FRAGMENT:  LOVE’S TENDER ATMOSPHERE.506
FRAGMENT:  WEDDED SOULS.506
FRAGMENT:  ‘IS IT THAT IN SOME BRIGHTER SPHERE’.506
FRAGMENT:  SUFFICIENT UNTO THE DAY.506
FRAGMENT:  ‘YE GENTLE VISITATIONS OF CALM THOUGHT’.506
FRAGMENT:  MUSIC AND SWEET POETRY.507
FRAGMENT:  THE SEPULCHRE OF MEMORY.507
FRAGMENT:  ‘WHEN A LOVER CLASPS HIS FAIREST’.507
FRAGMENT:  ‘WAKE THE SERPENT NOT’.507
FRAGMENT:  RAIN.507
FRAGMENT:  A TALE UNTOLD.507
FRAGMENT:  TO ITALY.507
FRAGMENT:  WINE OF THE FAIRIES.508
FRAGMENT:  A ROMAN’S CHAMBER.508
FRAGMENT:  ROME AND NATURE.508
VARIATION OF THE SONG OF THE MOON.508
CANCELLED STANZA OF THE MASK OF ANARCHY.508
NOTE ON POEMS OF 1819, BY MRS. SHELLEY.508
POEMS WRITTEN IN 1820.509
PART 1.509
PART 2.511
PART 3.512
CANCELLED PASSAGE.515
A VISION OF THE SEA.515
THE CLOUD.519
TO A SKYLARK.520
ODE TO LIBERTY.522
CANCELLED PASSAGE OF THE ODE TO LIBERTY.527
TO —.527
ARETHUSA.527
SONG OF PROSERPINE WHILE GATHERING FLOWERS ON THE PLAIN OF ENNA.529
HYMN OF APOLLO.529
HYMN OF PAN.530
THE QUESTION.530
THE TWO SPIRITS:  AN ALLEGORY.531
ODE TO NAPLES.532
AUTUMN:  A DIRGE.536
THE WANING MOON.536
TO THE MOON.536
DEATH.536
LIBERTY.537
SUMMER AND WINTER.537
THE TOWER OF FAMINE.537
AN ALLEGORY.538
THE WORLD’S WANDERERS.538
SONNET.539
LINES TO A REVIEWER.539
FRAGMENT OF A SATIRE ON SATIRE.539
GOOD-NIGHT.540
BUONA NOTTE.541
ORPHEUS.541
FIORDISPINA.543
TIME LONG PAST.545
FRAGMENT:  THE DESERTS OF DIM SLEEP.545
FRAGMENT:  ‘THE VIEWLESS AND INVISIBLE CONSEQUENCE’.545
FRAGMENT:  A SERPENT-FACE.546
FRAGMENT:  DEATH IN LIFE.546
FRAGMENT:  ‘SUCH HOPE, AS IS THE SICK DESPAIR OF GOOD’.546
FRAGMENT:  ‘ALAS!  THIS IS NOT WHAT I THOUGHT LIFE WAS’.546
FRAGMENT:  MILTON’S SPIRIT.546
FRAGMENT:  ‘UNRISEN SPLENDOUR OF THE BRIGHTEST SUN’.546
FRAGMENT:  PATER OMNIPOTENS.547
FRAGMENT:  TO THE MIND OF MAN.547
NOTE ON POEMS OF 1820, BY MRS. SHELLEY.547
POEMS WRITTEN IN 1821.549
TO NIGHT.549
TIME.550
LINES.550
FROM THE ARABIC:  AN IMITATION.550
TO EMILIA VIVIANI.550
THE FUGITIVES.551
TO —.552
SONG.552
MUTABILITY.553
LINES WRITTEN ON HEARING THE NEWS OF THE DEATH OF NAPOLEON.553
SONNET:  POLITICAL GREATNESS.554
THE AZIOLA.554
A LAMENT.554
REMEMBRANCE.555
TO EDWARD WILLIAMS.555
TO —.556
TO —.557
A BRIDAL SONG.557
EPITHALAMIUM.557
ANOTHER VERSION OF THE SAME.558
LOVE, HOPE, DESIRE, AND FEAR.558
FRAGMENTS WRITTEN FOR HELLAS.559
FRAGMENT:  ‘I WOULD NOT BE A KING’.560
GINEVRA.560
EVENING:  PONTE AL MARE, PISA564
THE BOAT ON THE SERCHIO.565
MUSIC.567
SONNET TO BYRON.568
FRAGMENT:  ‘METHOUGHT I WAS A BILLOW IN THE CROWD’.568
TO-MORROW.568
STANZA.569
FRAGMENT:  A WANDERER.569
FRAGMENT:  LIFE ROUNDED WITH SLEEP.569
FRAGMENT:  ‘I FAINT, I PERISH WITH MY LOVE!’.569
FRAGMENT:  THE LADY OF THE SOUTH.569
FRAGMENT:  ZEPHYRUS THE AWAKENER.569
FRAGMENT:  RAIN.569
FRAGMENT:  ‘WHEN SOFT WINDS AND SUNNY SKIES’.569
FRAGMENT:  ‘AND THAT I WALK THUS PROUDLY CROWNED’.570
FRAGMENT:  ‘THE RUDE WIND IS SINGING’.570
FRAGMENT:  ‘GREAT SPIRIT’.570
FRAGMENT:  ‘O THOU IMMORTAL DEITY’.570
FRAGMENT:  THE FALSE LAUREL AND THE TRUE.570
FRAGMENT:  MAY THE LIMNER.570
FRAGMENT:  BEAUTY’S HALO.571
FRAGMENT:  ‘THE DEATH KNELL IS RINGING’.571
FRAGMENT:  ‘I STOOD UPON A HEAVEN-CLEAVING TURRET’.571
NOTE ON POEMS OF 1821, BY MRS. SHELLEY.571
POEMS WRITTEN IN 1822.574
THE MAGNETIC LADY TO HER PATIENT.575
LINES:  ‘WHEN THE LAMP IS SHATTERED’.576
TO JANE:  THE INVITATION.577
TO JANE:  THE RECOLLECTION.578
THE PINE FOREST OF THE CASCINE NEAR PISA.579
WITH A GUITAR, TO JANE.581
TO JANE:  ‘THE KEEN STARS WERE TWINKLING’.583
A DIRGE.584
LINES WRITTEN IN THE BAY OF LERICI.584
LINES:  ‘WE MEET NOT AS WE PARTED’.585
THE ISLE.585
FRAGMENT:  TO THE MOON.585
EPITAPH.585
NOTE ON POEMS OF 1822, BY MRS. SHELLEY.585
THE COMPLETE591
OF591
VOLUME 3591
EDITED WITH TEXTUAL NOTES591
CONTENTS.591
ADVERTISEMENT.592
EDITOR’S NOTES.593
INDEX OF FIRST LINES.593
TRANSLATIONS.593
HYMN TO MERCURY.593
HOMER’S HYMN TO CASTOR AND POLLUX.607
HOMER’S HYMN TO THE MOON.608
HOMER’S HYMN TO THE SUN.609
HOMER’S HYMN TO THE EARTH:  MOTHER OF ALL.609
HOMER’S HYMN TO MINERVA.610
HOMER’S HYMN TO VENUS.610
THE CYCLOPS.611
EPIGRAMS.626
FRAGMENT OF THE ELEGY ON THE DEATH OF ADONIS.626
FRAGMENT OF THE ELEGY ON THE DEATH OF BION.627
FROM THE GREEK OF MOSCHUS.628
PAN, ECHO, AND THE SATYR.628
FROM VERGIL’S TENTH ECLOGUE.628
THE SAME.629
FROM VERGIL’S FOURTH GEORGIC.630
SONNET.630
THE FIRST CANZONE OF THE CONVITO.630
MATILDA GATHERING FLOWERS.631
FRAGMENT.633
UGOLINO.633
SONNET.634
SCENES FROM THE MAGICO PRODIGIOSO.635
SCENE 2.641
SCENE 3.644
STANZAS FROM CALDERON’S CISMA DE INGLATERRA.648
SCENES FROM THE FAUST OF GOETHE.649
SCENE 2.—­MAY-DAY NIGHT.651
JUVENILIA.659
TO HARRIET *****.660
QUEEN MAB.660
NOTES ON QUEEN MAB.700
NOTE ON QUEEN MAB, BY MRS. SHELLEY.740
FRAGMENT:  OMENS.746
EPITAPHIUM.746
IN HOROLOGIUM.746
A DIALOGUE.746
TO THE MOONBEAM.747
THE SOLITARY.747
TO DEATH.748
LOVE’S ROSE.749
EYES:  A FRAGMENT.749
ORIGINAL POETRY BY VICTOR AND CAZIRE.749
POEMS FROM ST. IRVYNE, OR, THE ROSICRUCIAN.764
POSTHUMOUS FRAGMENTS OF MARGARET MCHOLSON.768
ADVERTISEMENT.768
WAR.768
770
DESPAIR.772
FRAGMENT.773
THE SPECTRAL HORSEMAN.773
MELODY TO A SCENE OF FORMER TIMES.774
STANZA FROM A TRANSLATION OF THE MARSEILLAISE HYMN.775
BIGOTRY’S VICTIM.775
ON AN ICICLE THAT CLUNG TO THE GRASS OF A GRAVE.776
LOVE.777
ON A FETE AT CARLTON HOUSE:  FRAGMENT.777
TO A STAR.777
TO MARY WHO DIED IN THIS OPINION.778
A TALE OF SOCIETY AS IT IS:  FROM FACTS, 1811.778
TO THE REPUBLICANS OF NORTH AMERICA.780
TO IRELAND.780
ON ROBERT EMMET’S GRAVE.781
THE RETROSPECT:  CWM ELAN, 1812.781
FRAGMENT OF A SONNET.784
TO HARRIET.784
SONNET.785
SONNET.785
THE DEVIL’S WALK.786
FRAGMENT OF A SONNET.788
ON LEAVING LONDON FOR WALES.788
THE WANDERING JEW’S SOLILOQUY.789
EVENING.790
TO IANTHE.790
SONG FROM THE WANDERING JEW.790
FRAGMENT FROM THE WANDERING JEW.790
TO THE QUEEN OF MY HEART.791
NOTES ON THE TEXT AND ITS PUNCTUATION.791
PROMETHEUS UNBOUND.805
THE MASK OF ANARCHY.808
LETTER TO MARIA GISBORNE.809
A LIST OF THE PRINCIPAL EDITIONS OF SHELLEY’S POETICAL WORKS,815
INDEX OF FIRST LINES.819
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