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" I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert . . . Near them, on the sand, Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command, Tell that its sculptor... "
The Globe readers (ed. by A.F. Murison). Primer 1,2 - Page 55
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The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution

Richard Dawkins - Science - 2005 - 673 pages
A renowned biologist provides a sweeping chronicle of more than four billion years of life on Earth, shedding new light on evolutionary theory and history, sexual selection ...
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Cambodia

Michael Freeman - History - 2004 - 197 pages
...head. It is the expression that Shelley concentrates on - and on what it reveals of the lost empire. Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And...command, Tell that its sculptor well those passions read . . . 80 There is an inscription that identified the once-great ruler: 'My name is Ozymandias, king...
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Ceremoniales, ritos y representación del poder

Grupo Europeo de Investigación Histórica "Religión, Poder y Monarquía". Coloquio Internacional - Cooking - 2004 - 362 pages
...(1991: 98) data su publicación el día 11, INGPEN PECK (eds.) (1965: 416) se decantan por el día 25. «I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desart.135 Near them, on the sand, Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And wrinkled lip,...
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Museum of Words: The Poetics of Ekphrasis from Homer to Ashbery

James A. W. Heffernan - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 249 pages
...the sculpted visage. Its "frown, / And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command," he says, " 7£//that its sculptor well those passions read, / Which yet...stamped on these lifeless things, / The hand that mocked them, and the heart that fed." The sculpted face visually represents the expression of the living...
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Divination of God: The Obscure Ancient Tool of Prophecy Revealed

Shelley Kaehr - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2005 - 132 pages
...it brings a new sense of just how connected we all really are. 85 Ozymandias Greek for 'Ramses II' I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: "Two...survive, stamped on these lifeless things, The hand that mocked them and the heart that fed. And on the pedestal these words appear: "My name is Ozymandias,...
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Songs of Ourselves

University of Cambridge, Cambridge International Examinations - Education - 2005 - 265 pages
...Yet leave no lustre on our page of death. pent] shut up within 142 Ozymandias PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: Two...survive, stamped on these lifeless things, The hand that mocked them, and the heart that fed: And on the pedestal these words appear: 'My name is Ozymandias,...
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Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail Or Succeed

Jared M. Diamond - History - 2006 - 575 pages
...and their fellow Montanans: guardians of Montana's big sky This One NT5N-905-XCWK I met a traveler from an antique land Who said: "Two vast and trunkless...sculptor well those passions read, Which yet survive, stampt on these lifeless things, The hand that mockt them and the heart that fed: And on the pedestal...
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Creativity, Psychology and the History of Science

H.E. Gruber, Katja Bödeker - Education - 2005 - 532 pages
...power over other countries, power over nature. In Ozymandias Shelley evoked the ruins of such a world: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the...command. Tell that its sculptor well those passions read And on the pedestal these words appear: "My name is Ozymandias, king of kings: Look on my works, ye...
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Theory Into Poetry: New Approaches to the Lyric

Eva Müller-Zettelmann, Margarete Rubik - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 375 pages
...the statue of Ozymandias found in the desert is iconically mirrored by a fragmentary syntax (2-6): Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the...wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command. Tell that the sculptor well those passions read The short, fragmentary clauses in lines 3 to 5, mentioning facial...
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A Room for the Summer: Adventure, Misadventure, and Seduction in the Mines ...

Fritz Wolff - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 264 pages
...leading into the adit, the blacksmith shop where the bits were sharpened. All gone. I met a traveler from an antique land Who said: Two vast and trunkless...them, on the sand, Half sunk a shattered visage lies . . . And on the pedestal these words appear: "My name is Ozymandias, king of kings: Look on my works,...
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