by Percy Bysshe Shelley

Cancelled Opening of The Triumph of Life

 [Published by Miss M. Blind, "Westminster Review", July, 1870.] 
 Out of the eastern shadow of the Earth, Amid the clouds upon its margin gray Scattered by Night to swathe in its bright birth 
 In gold and fleecy snow the infant Day, The glorious Sun arose: beneath his light,  The earth and all...