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Subject: PARTHENON
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A DAISY FROM THE PARTHENON, by CHARLOTTE FISKE BATES    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Field-daisies spreading lavish as the light
Last Line: Shall fancy mind me in each common place.
Alternate Author Name(s): Roge, Mme.
Subject(s): Parthenon


ON SEEING THE ELGIN MARBLES, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My spirit is too weak - mortality
Last Line: A sun - a shadow of a magnitude.
Subject(s): Elgin Marbles; Parthenon; Sculpture & Sculptors


SONNET TO MAN-MADE GRANDEUR, by JOHN UPDIKE                Poet's Biography
First Line: The pyramids rooted in a rubble of beggars and bored camels
Subject(s): Churches; Graves; Monuments; Pantheon, Rome; Parthenon; Pyramids; Cathedrals; Tombs; Tombstones


THE APPARITION (THE PARTHENON UPLIFTED ON ITS ROCK ... ), by HERMAN MELVILLE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Abrupt the supernatural cross
Last Line: In mood nor barked so much at man.
Subject(s): Parthenon


THE PARTHENON, by HERMAN MELVILLE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Estranged in site, / aerial gleaming, warmly white
Last Line: "hist! -- art's meridian, pericles!"
Subject(s): Parthenon


THE PARTHENON, by JAMES GATES PERCIVAL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This rock was once the seat of pomp and power
Last Line: The darkened world, and fired the inglorious mind.
Subject(s): Parthenon