Lord Byron Quotes (876 quotes)
“Oh, talk not to me of a name great in story;
The days of our youth are the days of our glory;
And the myrtle and ivy of sweet two-and-twenty
Are worth all your laurels, though ever so plenty.”
Stanzas Written on the Road Between Florence and Pisa, st. 1 (1821).
“Who killed John Keats?
I, says the Quarterly,
So savage and Tartarly;
'Twas one of my feats.”
John Keats (c. 1821).
“My days are in the yellow leaf;
The flowers and fruits of Love are gone;
The worm — the canker, and the grief
Are mine alone!”
On This Day I Complete My Thirty-Sixth Year, st. 2 (1824).
Don Juan canto 4, st. 4 (1821)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsLord Byron
Born: January 22, 1788
Died: April 19, 1824 (aged 36)
Occupation: Poet, politician
Bio: George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron, later George Gordon Noel, 6th Baron Byron, commonly known simply as Lord Byron, was an English poet and a leading figure in the Romantic movement. Among Byron's best-known works are the brief poems She Walks in Beauty, When We Two Parted, and So, we'll go no more a roving, in addition to the narrative poems Childe Harold's Pilgrimage and Don Juan.
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