On Seeing the Elgin Marbles
FOOTNOTES: Lord Eglin made an expedition to the Parthenon in Greece, returning with a significant number of marble statues and friezes, which he subsequently sold to the British Museum in 1816.
Source: The Longman Anthology of Poetry (Palgrave, 2006)
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Poet John Keats 1795–1821
POET’S REGION England
SCHOOL / PERIOD Romantic
Poetic Terms Sonnet
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