Amor Intellectualis - a poem by Oscar Wilde

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Oft have we trod the vales of Castaly 
And heard sweet notes of sylvan music blown
From antique reeds to common folk unknown: 
And often launched our bark upon that sea 
Which the nine Muses hold in empery, 
And ploughed free furrows through the wave and foam,
Nor spread reluctant sail for more safe home 
Till we had freighted well our argosy.

Of which despoil d treasures these remain, 
Sordello's passion, and the honied line 
Of young Endymion, lordly Tamburlaine 
Driving his pampered jades, and more than these,
The seven-fold vision of the Florentine, 
And grave-browed Milton's solemn harmonies.

Amor Intellectualis
- a poem by Oscar Wilde

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