Profession: Romantic Poet
Why Famous: My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains my sense, as though of hemlock I had drunk.
- 1818-01-30 John Keats composes his sonnet "When I Have Fears"
- 1818-07-11 English poet John Keats writes "In the Cottage Where Burns is Born", "Lines Written in the Highlands", and "Gadfly"
- "Poetry should please by a fine excess and not by singularity. It should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts, and appear almost as a remembrance."