Posts tagged ‘Lord Byron’


live on

And thus the heart will break, yet brokenly live on.

Lord George Gordon Byron, Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage, Canto the Third, XXXII (1816)


a man must travel

What should I have known or written had I been a quiet, mercantile politician or a lord in waiting? A man must travel, and turmoil, or there is no existence.

Lord Byron, letter to the poet Thomas Moore (1820)

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