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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
Page 539
 
 
George Gordon Noel Byron, Lord Byron. (1788–1824)
 
5568
    Farewell! if ever fondest prayer
  For other’s weal avail’d on high,
Mine will not all be lost in air,
  But waft thy name beyond the sky.
          Farewell! if ever fondest Prayer.
5569
    I only know we loved in vain;
  I only feel—farewell! farewell!
          Farewell! if ever fondest Prayer.
5570
    When we two parted
  In silence and tears,
Half broken-hearted,
  To sever for years.
          When we Two parted.
5571
    Fools are my theme, let satire be my song.
          English Bards and Scotch Reviewers. Line 6.
5572
    ’T is pleasant, sure, to see one’s name in print;
A book ’s a book, although there ’s nothing in ’t.
          English Bards and Scotch Reviewers. Line 51.
5573
    With just enough of learning to misquote.
          English Bards and Scotch Reviewers. Line 66.
5574
    As soon
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.
          English Bards and Scotch Reviewers. Line 75.
5575
    Perverts the Prophets and purloins the Psalms.
          English Bards and Scotch Reviewers. Line 326.
5576
    Oh, Amos Cottle! Phœbus! what a name!
          English Bards and Scotch Reviewers. Line 399.
5577
    So the struck eagle, stretch’d upon the plain,
No more through rolling clouds to soar again,
View’d his own feather on the fatal dart,
And wing’d the shaft that quiver’d in his heart. 1
          English Bards and Scotch Reviewers. Line 826.
 
Note 1.
See Waller, Quotation 2. [back]
 

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