Lord Byron

1788 - 1824

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 fighting

He rush'd into the field, and foremost fighting fell.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iii. Stanza 23.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on deed, life, wonder, and world

He who grown aged in this world of woe, In deeds, not years, piercing the depths of life, So that no wonder waits him.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iii. Stanza 5.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron

Hereditary bondsmen! know ye not, Who would be free, themselves must strike the blow?

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto ii. Stanza 76.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on history

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History, with all her volumes vast, Hath but one page.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iv. Stanza 108.

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

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I have not loved the world, nor the world me.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

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

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on water

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Alas! our young affections run to waste, Or water but the desert.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iv. Stanza 120.

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