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the glimmer of two eyes

This is an unmistakeable reference to "Alastor," the poem Percy Bysshe Shelley published in March 1816 a few months before the excursion to Lake Geneva. The protagonist of that poem is haunted by the two eyes of a "veilèd maid" (line 151) of whom he dreamed and whom he subsequently pursues to the end of his life. As he dies his last glimpse is of "two lessening points of light [that] / Gleamed through the darkness" (lines 654-55), an all-consuming ideal that is the ironic cause of his destruction.