Fragment of a Sonnet

 FAREWELL TO NORTH DEVON. 

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

 Where man's profane and tainting hand Nature's primaeval loveliness has marred, And some few souls of the high bliss debarred Which else obey her powerful command; ...mountain piles  That load in grandeur Cambria's emerald vales.