Shelley's Elopement; A Study of the Most Romantic Episode in Literary History

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 Excerpt: ... lost one of her defenders!" cried Shelley. "Vice has gained a proselyte." "Why did you kick me out for making love to Harriet?" asked the unabashed Hogg, "if you don't believe in marriage? And those letters you have written to everybody denouncing me--" "Can not I reason with him?" Shelley addressed this ...
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 Excerpt: ... lost one of her defenders!" cried Shelley. "Vice has gained a proselyte." "Why did you kick me out for making love to Harriet?" asked the unabashed Hogg, "if you don't believe in marriage? And those letters you have written to everybody denouncing me--" "Can not I reason with him?" Shelley addressed this query to the ceiling. "Is he dead, gone, cold, annihilated? None, none of these! Therefore not irretrievable--not fallen like Lucifer, never to rise again!" "What about yourself and those young ladies in Godwin's house1?" "I told him that I pardoned him freely," ran on Shelley, his great deer-like eyes scrutinizing the ceiling as if he had found an auditor there. "His vices and not himself were the object of my horror and my hatred." "Rather hard on me," commented Hogg, "but as I was saying, since you refuse to accept marriage--" "Are you not he whom I love," asked Shelley addressing his friend directly on a sudden, "whom I deem capable of exciting the emulation and attracting the admiration of thousands?" In the animation of this debate, Shelley had extracted a large loaf from beneath a stained sofa. He was munching as he spoke. When the subject had quite carried him away, he began to pace the room heedless of the manuscripts, personal belong The vultures to the conquerer's banner true Who feed where Desolation first has fed. And whose wings rain contagion;--how they fled, When, like Apollo, from his golden bow, ings and books scattered over it. These he kicked as he proceeded, until a razor which had been used as a knife, was sent flying among the poet's boots while the boots themselves went hither and thither kicked by the poet's ...
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  • ISBN-13: 9781150379390
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 54
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.11 (d)

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