Fragment: 'Ye Gentle Visitations of Calm Thought'

Published by Mrs. Shelley, "Poetical Works", 1839, 1st edition.

 Ye gentle visitations of calm thought- Moods like the memories of happier earth, Which come arrayed in thoughts of little worth, Like stars in clouds by the weak winds enwrought,- But that the clouds depart and stars remain,  While they remain, and ye, alas, depart!