Lord Byron

1788 - 1824

A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on facts, nature, truth, and virtue

Yet truth will sometimes lend her noblest fires, And decorate the verse herself inspires: This fact, in virtue's name, let Crabbe attest,- Though Nature's sternest painter, yet the best.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: English Bards and Scotch Reviewers. Line 839.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron

Ungrateful Florence! Dante sleeps afar, Like Scipio, buried by the upbraiding shore.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iv. Stanza 57.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on beauty, darkness, day, and heaven

She walks in beauty, like the night Of cloudless climes and starry skies; And all that's best of dark and bright Meet in her aspect and her eyes: Thus mellow'd to that tender light Which heaven to gaudy day denies.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: She Walks in Beauty

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron

Sapping a solemn creed with solemn sneer.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iii. Stanza 107.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on poetry and speech

The poetry of speech.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iv. Stanza 58.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on heart and hope

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Such partings break the heart they fondly hope to heal.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto i. Stanza 10.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on prophets

Perverts the Prophets and purloins the Psalms.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: English Bards and Scotch Reviewers. Line 326.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron

• The petrifactions of a plodding brain.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: English Bards and Scotch Reviewers.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on conscience, quiet, and serenity

A quiet conscience makes one so serene.

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A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron on quiet

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This quiet sail is as a noiseless wing To waft me from distraction.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

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

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