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Written upon Ben Nevis
by John Keats (August 2nd, 1818).

Read me a lesson, Muse, and speak it loud
    Upon the top of Nevis, blind in mist!
I look into the chasms, and a shroud
    Vapourous doth hide them,—just so much I wist
Mankind do know of hell; I look o'erhead,
    And there is sullen mist,—even so much
Mankind can tell of heaven; mist is spread
    Before the earth, beneath me,—even such,
Even so vague is man's sight of himself!
    Here are the craggy stones beneath my feet,—
Thus much I know that, a poor witless elf,
    I tread on them,—that all my eye doth meet
Is mist and crag, not only on this height,
But in the world of thought and mental might!


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