Lord Byron

1788 - 1824

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

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There's not a joy the world can give like that it takes away.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Stanzas for Music

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on life and mind

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Years steal Fire from the mind as vigour from the limb, And life's enchanted cup but sparkles near the brim.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iii. Stanza 8.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on earth

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But first on earth as vampire sent Thy corse shall from its tomb be rent. Then ghastly haunt thy native place, And suck the blood of all thy race.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on earth

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Venice once was dear, The pleasant place of all festivity, The revel of the earth, the masque of Italy.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iv. Stanza 3.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron

Where Venice sate in state, throned on her hundred isles.

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 eternity

But there are wanderers o'er Eternity Whose bark drives on and on, and anchor'd ne'er shall be.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iii. Stanza 70.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on war

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War, war is still the cry,-"war even to the knife!"

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto i. Stanza 86.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on hell

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The hell of waters! where they howl and hiss, And boil in endless torture.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iv. Stanza 69.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on silence and tears

When we two parted In silence and tears, Half broken-hearted, To sever for years.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: When we Two parted.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron

Where'er we tread, 't is haunted, holy ground.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto ii. Stanza 88.

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