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When I have fears that I may cease to be

When I have fears that I may cease to be

by John Keats

Ambition Quotes Page 2

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Quote #4

And think that I may never live (7)

Death becomes a weird sort of ambition of its own in this poem. Sure, the speaker dreads it, but it's also a future to which he turns compulsively. He seeks it as much as he seeks love or fame.

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