by Charlotte Smith
To Melancholy The Supernatural Quotes
How we cite our quotes: (Line)
O Melancholy!—such thy magic power,
That to the soul these dreams are often sweet,
And soothe the pensive visionary mind! (12-14)
The speaker says that it's her melancholy mood that allows her to see these visions, and guess what? She actually likes it. What, haven't you ever listened to a sad song on repeat when you were having a crummy day?