To a Skylark
by Percy Bysshe Shelley
To a Skylark Awe and Amazement Quotes
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Better than all treasures
That in books are found, (98-99)
Books are great, as far as our speaker is concerned, but (you guessed it) this bird song is even better. The knowledge you find when you read might be a treasure (Shmoop approves—that's our whole thing too!), but like all other kinds of human art, it's not nearly as awe-inspiring as the song of the skylark.