Ozymandius – Shelley

The name Ozymandias (or Osymandias) is generally believed to refer to Ramesses the Great (i.e., Ramesses II), Pharaoh of the Nineteenth dynasty of ancient Egypt. It was written in December 1817 during a writing contest, and first published in 1818.”

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    Undoubtedly one of the poems that I always include in my all-time favourites.