Lord Byron

1788 - 1824

A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron

Man! Thou pendulum betwixt a smile and tear.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iv. Stanza 109.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron

Might shake the saintship of an anchorite.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto i. Stanza 11.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on farewells and love

I only know we loved in vain; I only feel-farewell! farewell!

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Farewell! if ever fondest Prayer.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on lies

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I see before me the gladiator lie.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iv. Stanza 140.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron

I stood Among them, but not of them; in a shroud Of thoughts which were not their thoughts.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iii. Stanza 113.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron

I stood in Venice on the Bridge of Sighs, A palace and a prison on each hand.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iv. Stanza 1.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on nobility, privacy, and vices

I was accused of every monstrous vice by public rumour and private rancour; my name, which had been a knightly or noble one, was tainted. I felt that, if what was whispered, and muttered, and murmured, was true, I was unfit for England; if false, England was unfit for me.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on men

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If ancient tales say true, nor wrong these holy men.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto i. Stanza 7.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on earth, heaven, hell, hope, and merit

In hope to merit heaven by making earth a hell.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto i. Stanza 20.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on solitude

In solitude, where we are least alone.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iii. Stanza 90.

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