|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||Robert Burton (15771640)|
|QUOTATION:||Hannibal, as he had mighty virtues, so had he many vices; he had two distinct persons in him. 1|
|ATTRIBUTION:||Anatomy of Melancholy. Democritus to the Reader.|
He left a corsairs name to other times,
Linkd with one virtue and a thousand crimes.
Lord Byron: The Corsair, canto iii. stanza 24. [back]