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John Keats
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Engrave this Quote Thou, silent form, dost tease us out of thoughtAs doth eternity: Cold Pastoral!
When old age shall this generation waste,
Thou shalt remain, in midst of other woe
Than ours, a friend to man, to whom thou say'st,
'Beauty is truth, truth beauty,' -- that is all
Ye know on Earth, and all ye need to know.

http://academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu/english/melani/cs6/urn.html ...there is no definitive text for this poem. No manuscript in Keats's handwriting survives.
-John Keats, Ode On A Grecian Urn, 1820 Tell a Friend


 


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