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About John Keats by John Dennis (page 5)

“Much have I travelled in the realms of gold, And many goodly states and kingdoms seen; Round many western islands have I been, Which bards in fealty to Apollo hold. Oft of one wide expanse had I been told That deep-browed Homer ruled as his demesne, Yet did I never breathe its pure serene Till …

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About John Keats by John Dennis (page 4)

It would, of course, be open to a cruel critic to retort that the world does not ask from the poet “feverish attempts,” but deeds accomplished, and that it is useless for a writer to express his regret at a publication which he was under no necessity to produce. This, however, would be purblind criticism. …

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