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Shelley

1. Mary (Wollstonecraft) . 1797--1851, British writer; author of Frankenstein (1818); the daughter of William Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft, she eloped with Percy Bysshe Shelley
2. Percy Bysshe . 1792--1822, British romantic poet. His works include Queen Mab (1813), Prometheus Unbound (1820), and The Triumph of Life (1824). He wrote an elegy on the death of Keats, Adonais (1821), and shorter lyrics, including the odes 'To the West Wind' and 'To a Skylark' (both 1820). He was drowned in the Ligurian Sea while sailing from Leghorn to La Spezia
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Shelley had passed much of his time on the Continent, and in 1822 he was living in a lonely spot on the shores of the Bay of Spezia.
Shelley met his friend, and after a week spent with him and with Lord Byron, he set out for home.
Beneath these words are some lines from the Tempest which Shelley had loved--
Poems of Shelley, selected and arranged for use in schools, by E.
Shelley Townsley, who lives in Coltness, went for the operation to help big sister Pamela, who had been forced onto dialysis to keep her alive.
FORMER Manchester United star Nicky Butt has put his multi-million pound mansion up for sale after his split from wife Shelley.
A new defibrillator has been installed in Shelley - after another machine, already in place at Shelley Village Hall, had been used at the other end of the village twice in a month.
Mary Shelley. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2018.
IN FEBRUARY 1822, MARY SHELLEY COMPOSED A SORT OF PROSE POEM CON-templating memory and feeling.
THE music world has been paying tribute to 'huge talent' Pete Shelley, the frontman of Greater Manchester punk legends Buzzcocks, who has died aged 63.
Mum Shelley Diment was left devastated by her death but said Sheeran played a huge role in her daughter's life.
Her mum Shelley Diment said Sheeran played a huge role in her daughter's life and when the tickets were recently delivered she decided she would still go.