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约翰济慈 (John Keats) 于1819919日写下秋赋 (To Autumn)





What's your favorite season? Summer, spring, winter, or fall? Ever write about your favorite time of year? On September 19, 1819, English poet John Keats was inspired by the changing season and wrote an ode "To Autumn." Here's how it begins:

Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness,
Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun; . . .

The lyric poem is all about the beauty of the season and the melancholy mood that occurs as fall turns into winter.

Where are the songs of Spring? Ay, where are they?
Think not of them, thou hast thy music too, --. . .

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