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John Keats

John Keats
John Keats (1795 – 1821) was an English Romantic poet. Though his poems were not generally well received by critics during his lifetime, his reputation grew after his death. Today his poems and letters are some of the most popular and most analyzed in English literature. Some of his most acclaimed works are "I Stood Tip-toe Upon a Little Hill," "Sleep and Poetry," and the sonnet "On First Looking into Chapman's Homer."
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Much have I travell'd 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-brow'd Homer ruled as...
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Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun; Conspiring with him how to load and bless With fruit the vines that round the thatch-eves run; To bend with apples the moss'd cottage-trees, And fill all fruit with ripeness to the core; To...