There is something Pagan in me that I cannot shake off. In short, I deny nothing, but doubt everything.
Lord Byron (1788 - 1824)
Source: 1811, in San Francisco Chronicle
Contributed by: Zaady
By the blue rushing of the arrowy Rhone.
Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iii. Stanza 71.
"While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand; When falls the Coliseum, Rome shall fall; And when Rome falls-the world."
Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iv. Stanza 145.
There's nought, no doubt, so much the spirit calms As rum and true religion.
Source: Don Juan
They never fail who die in a great cause.
A schoolboy's tale, the wonder of an hour!
Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto ii. Stanza 2.
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.
Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto iv. Stanza 29.
Such partings break the heart they fondly hope to heal.
Source: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Canto i. Stanza 10.
Perverts the Prophets and purloins the Psalms.
Source: English Bards and Scotch Reviewers. Line 326.
Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.
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