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John Keats



    Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced.

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    Love is my religion - I could die for it.

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    The poetry of the earth is never dead.

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    A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness.

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    Poetry should... should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts, and appear almost a remembrance.

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    A proverb is no proverb to you until life has illustrated it

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    What the imagination seizes as beauty must be truth.

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    She looked at me as she did love, / And made sweet moan.

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    And sure in language strange she said, / I love thee true.

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    Are there not thousands in the world who love their fellows even to the death, who feel the giant agony of the world, and more, like slaves to poor humanity, labor for mortal good?

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    Praise or blame has but a momentary effect on the man whose love of beauty in the abstract makes him a severe critic on his own works.

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    I wish to beleave in immortality-I wish to live with you forever.

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    I have been astonished that men could die martyrs for religion --I have shuddered at it. I shudder no more --I could be martyred for my religion --Love is my religion --I could die for that.

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    I love you the more in that I believe you had liked me for my own sake and for nothing else.

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    Away with old Romance! Away with novels, plots and plays of foreign courts; Away with love-verses, sugar'd in rhyme, the intrigues, amours of idlers; Fitted for only banquets of the night where dancers to late music slide; The unhealthy pleasures, ex

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