Poems of Arthur O'Shaughnessy
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O'Shaughnessy (1844$1881), employed as an ichthyologist at the British Museum, has here collected his finest poems.
Hardcover, 104 pages
Published May 7th 1979 by Greenwood Press
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Arthur William Edgar O'Shaughnessy was a British poet, born in London to Irish parents.

At the age of seventeen, in June 1861, he received the post of transcriber in the library of the British Museum, reportedly through the influence of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton. Two years later, at the age of nineteen, he became an assistant in the natural history department, where he specialized in Ichthyology. Ho...more
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“We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams.” 2619 likes
“We are the music-makers,
And we are the dreamers of dreams,
Wandering by lone sea-breakers,
And sitting by desolate streams.
World-losers and world-forsakers,
Upon whom the pale moon gleams;
Yet we are the movers and shakers,
Of the world forever, it seems.”
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