|George Gordon Noel Byron, Lord Byron. (17881824) (continued)|
| The languages, especially the dead,|
The sciences, and most of all the abstruse,
The arts, at least all such as could be said
To be the most remote from common use.
| Don Juan. Canto i. Stanza 40.|
| Her stature tall,I hate a dumpy woman.|
| Don Juan. Canto i. Stanza 61.|
| Christians have burnt each other, quite persuaded|
That all the Apostles would have done as they did.
| Don Juan. Canto i. Stanza 83.|
| And whispering, I will neer consent,consented.|
| Don Juan. Canto i. Stanza 117.|
| T is sweet to hear the watch-dogs honest bark|
Bay deep-mouthd welcome as we draw near home;
T is sweet to know there is an eye will mark
Our coming, and look brighter when we come.
| Don Juan. Canto i. Stanza 123.|
| Sweet is revengeespecially to women.|
| Don Juan. Canto i. Stanza 124.|
| And truant husband should return, and say,|
My dear, I was the first who came away.
| Don Juan. Canto i. Stanza 141.|
| Mans love is of mans life a thing apart;|
T is womans whole existence.
| Don Juan. Canto i. Stanza 194.|
| In my hot youth, when George the Third was king.|
| Don Juan. Canto i. Stanza 212.|
| So for a good old-gentlemanly vice|
I think I must take up with avarice. 1
| Don Juan. Canto i. Stanza 216.|
| What is the end of fame? T is but to fill|
A certain portion of uncertain paper.
| Don Juan. Canto i. Stanza 218.|
| At leaving even the most unpleasant people|
And places, one keeps looking at the steeple.
| Don Juan. Canto ii. Stanza 14.|
| There s nought, no doubt, so much the spirit calms|
As rum and true religion.
| Don Juan. Canto ii. Stanza 34.|