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Shelley poem (as seen on TV!)

Wondering about the rest of that lovely Shelley poem from last weekend’s episode of Inspector Lewis?

Here it is (from

Love’s Philosophy by Percy Bysshe Shelley

The fountains mingle with the river And the rivers with the ocean, The winds of heaven mix for ever With a sweet emotion; Nothing in the world is single, All things by a law divine In one another’s being mingle- Why not I with thine? See the mountains kiss high heaven, And the waves clasp one another; No sister-flower would be forgiven If it disdain’d its brother; And the moonbeams kiss the sea- What are all these kissings worth, If thou kiss not me?

Sigh. How lovely. Now I might have to read more poetry. Stupid TV encouraging reading (shakes fist at screen).

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