Anniversary of poet Percy Shelley’s death

LITERATURE: July 8th is the anniversary of the death of poet Percy Shelley. My article looks at how his tragic love life drew him to London and the death of his first wife Harriet Westbrook in The Serpentine River, Hyde Park. Click link http://whatshotlondon.co.uk/of-suicide-tragic-love-life-poet-percy-shelleys-death-anniversary/

Joseph Severn's portrait of Percy Bysshe Shelley. The radical 19th century poet practiced the politics of the plate. For Shelley and other liberals of his day, keeping sugar out of tea was a political statement against slavery.

Joseph Severn’s portrait of Percy Bysshe Shelley. The radical 19th century poet practiced the politics of the plate. For Shelley and other liberals of his day, keeping sugar out of tea was a political statement against slavery.

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