|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||George Gordon Noel Byron, Lord Byron (17881824)|
Seek roses in December, ice in June;
Hope constancy in wind, or corn in chaff;
Believe a woman or an epitaph,
Or any other thing that s false, before
You trust in critics.
|ATTRIBUTION:||English Bards and Scotch Reviewers. Line 75.|