Lord Byron

1788 - 1824

A Quote by George Gordon, Lord Byron

A thousand years scarce serve to form a state: An hour may lay it in the dust.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto ii. Stanza 84.

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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 day

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Parting day Dies like the dolphin, whom each pang imbues With a new colour as it gasps away, The last still loveliest, till-'t is gone, and all is gray.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iv. Stanza 29.

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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.

Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)

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