2] Cyclades: islands of the Ægean.
4] dolphin-coral. This may be an allusion to the beautiful colouring of the dorado fish, popularly called the dolphin; cf. Childe Harold, IV, xxix.
13-14] Homer viewed life as completely as did the goddess with the three names who, as Luna, Diana, and Hecate, ruled in Heaven, Earth, and Hell.
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Original text: Richard Monckton Milnes, Life, Letters and Literary Remains of John Keats (New York: Putnam, 1848). PR 4836 A4 1848 ROBA
First publication date: 1848
RPO poem editor: J. R. MacGillivray
RP edition: 3RP 2.625.
Recent editing: 4:2001/12/28
Form: English Sonnet
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