Percy Bysshe Shelley: Fragment of a Sonnet ("To Harriet")

Fragment of a Sonnet

To Harriet.

Published from the Esdaile manuscript book by Dowden, "Life of Shelley", 1887; dated August 1, 1812.

Ever as now with Love and Virtue's glow
May thy unwithering soul not cease to burn,
Still may thine heart with those pure thoughts o'erflow
Which force from mine such quick and warm return.