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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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Doubt: A History: The Great Doubters and Their Legacy of Innovation from ...

Jennifer Hecht - History - 2010 - 576 pages
...was, to his eyes. His sonnet "Ozymandias" is one of doubt's great poems. It begins: "I met a traveler from an antique land / Who said: 'Two vast and trunkless...on the sand, / Half sunk, a shattered visage lies . . .'" This huge, broken face sneers its "cold command," unaware that its moment is over. The poem...
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The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution

Richard Dawkins, Yan Wong - Science - 2005 - 673 pages
...‘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...passions read Which yet survive, stamped on these lifriess things, The hand that mocked them and the heart that fed And on the pedestal these words appear:...
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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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The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution

Richard Dawkins - Science - 2004 - 673 pages
...tales of birds. But first, in memoriam, Shelley's well-known Ode to a Dinosaur: I met a traveller in an antique land Who said: 'Two vast and trunkless...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...
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Ceremoniales, ritos y representación del poder

Grupo Europeo de Investigación Histórica "Religión, Poder y Monarquía". Coloquio Internacional, Heinz-Dieter Heimann, Silke Knippschild, Víctor Mínguez - 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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The Carnival Never Got Started

S. Guy Lovelace - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 214 pages
...Percy Bysshe Shelly's poem that Mike recited when he saw the bulldozer. Ozymandias I met a traveler from an antique land Who said: Two vast and trunkless...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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