Tuesday, June 10, 2008


"To suffer woes, which Hope thinks infinite;
To forgive wrongs, darker than death or night;
To defy Power, which seems omnipotent;
To love, and bear; to hope till Hope creates.

From its own wreck the thing it contemplates;
Neither to change, nor falter, nor repent;
This, like thy glory, Titan, is to be
Good, great and joyous, beautiful and free;
This is alone Life, Joy, Empire, and Victory."

Karya besar Percy Bysshe Shelley, Prometheus Unbound. Prometheus adalah seorang dewa yang dihukum rantai selama seribu tahun oleh Zeus karena memberikan api kepada umat manusia. Prometheus harus menanggung derita yang begitu hebat karena cintanya pada umat manusia.

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