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Oh! how I love, on a fair summer’s eve

Other Sonnets of John Keats

Oh! how I love, on a fair summer’s eve,
When streams of light pour down the golden west,
And on the balmy zephyrs tranquil rest
The silver clouds, far – far away to leave
All meaner thoughts, and take a sweet reprieve
Fromm little cares; to find, with easy quest,
A fragrant wild, with Nature’s beauty drest,
And there into the delight my soul deceive.
There warm my breast with patriotic lore,
Musing on Milton’s fate – on Sydney’s bier –
Till their stern forms before my mind arise:
Perhaps on wing of Poesy upsoar,
Full often dropping a delicious tear,
When some melodious sorrow spells mine eyes.

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