1] The title is in Greek.
8] Pheidias: Greek sculptor, 5th cent. B.C.
9] marmoreal: marble, marbled.
Online text copyright © 2003, Ian Lancashire for the Department
of English, University of Toronto.
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries.
Original text: Poetical Works of Robert Bridges with The Testament of Beauty
but excluding the eight drama, 2nd edn. (London: Geoffrey Cumberlege,
Oxford University Press, 1953): 348.
First publication date: 1899
Publication date note: New Poems
RPO poem editor: Ian Lancashire
RP edition: 2003
Recent editing: 1:2003/8/11
Form: octosyllabic couplets
Other poems by Robert Bridges