Ode on a Grecian Urn


noun

a poem (1819) by Keats.
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“Ode on a Grecian Urn”


(1819) A poem by John Keats. It contains the famous lines “‘Beauty is truth, truth beauty’ — that is all / Ye know on Earth, and all ye need to know.”

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