Lord Byron

1788 - 1824

A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on cities, country, and soul

O Rome! my country! city of the soul!

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iv. Stanza 78.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron

Oh, Amos Cottle! Phoebus! what a name!

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: English Bards and Scotch Reviewers. Line 399.

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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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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on beauty and gifts

Italia! O Italia! thou who hast The fatal gift of beauty.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iv. Stanza 42.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on crime, deed, love, and sorrow

Know ye the land where the cypress and myrtle Are emblems of deeds that are done in their clime? Where the rage of the vulture, the love of the turtle, Now melt into sorrow, now madden to crime!

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: "The Bride of Abydos"

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on losing and men

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Land of lost gods and godlike men.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto ii. Stanza 85.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on cities, feeling, and mountains

I live not in myself, but I become Portion of that around me; and to me High mountains are a feeling, but the hum Of human cities torture.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iii. Stanza 72.

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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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