My spirit is too weak—mortality
Weighs heavily on me like unwilling sleep,
And each imagin’d pinnacle and steep
Of godlike hardship, tells me I must die
Like a sick Eagle looking at the sky.

John Keats

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Life, Letters, and Literary Remains of John Keats [1848], edited by Richard Monckton Milnes [1809–1885], Letters, and Literary Remains of John Keats [1848], edited by Richard Monckton Milnes [1809–1885]. On Seeing the Elgin Marbles

Source: Life, Letters, and Literary Remains of John Keats [1848], edited by Richard Monckton Milnes [1809–1885], Letters, and Literary Remains of John Keats [1848], edited by Richard Monckton Milnes [1809–1885]. On Seeing the Elgin Marbles
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