2] Andromeda: Ethiopian princess who was rescued from amonster by Perseus, her husband-to-be.
11] Midas: Phrygian king who wished for gold, more than anything, and was granted the ambiguous gift of turning everything he touched into gold.
Online text copyright © 2003, Ian Lancashire for the Department
of English, University of Toronto.
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Original text: John Keats, Life, Letters, and Literary Remains, ed. Richard Monckton Milnes (New York: George P. Putnam, 1848): 391 (sonnet no. XVII). PR 4836 A4 1848 Robarts Library.
First publication date: 1848
RPO poem editor: Ian Lancashire
RP edition: RPO 1998.
Recent editing: 4:2001/12/20
Form: Sonnet (variant)
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