Ode on a Grecian Urn

a poem (1819) by Keats.

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Ode on a Grecian Urn [Ode on a Grecian Urn]
a long poem (1820) by John Keats which describes how perfect art is when compared with natural things that change and grow old. Its most famous lines are:. Beauty is truth, truth beauty, — that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.

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