I met a traveller from an antique land
Who said:

from Percy Bysshe Shelley (Ft. Parallel Octave) – Ozymandias on Rap Genius

Meaning

The antique land is left unnamed, but Shelley is likely thinking of Egypt. Notice that the rest of the poem consists of a quotation. The speaker of the poem is barely present, but the traveller-narrator who takes over gives the story the flavor of a legendary tale.

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