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ON THE BUST OF HELEN BY CANOVA, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: In this beloved marble view
Last Line: Behold the helen of the heart!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Helen Of Troy; Mythology - Classical; Sculpture & Sculptors


IN this beloved marble view
Above the works and thoughts of Man,
What Nature could, but would not, do,
And Beauty and Canova can!
Beyond Imagination's power,
Beyond the Bard's defeated art,
With Immortality her dower,
Behold the Helen of the heart!





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