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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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George Gordon Noel Byron, Lord Byron. (1788–1824) (continued)
 
5758
    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.
5759
    Her stature tall,—I hate a dumpy woman.
          Don Juan. Canto i. Stanza 61.
5760
    Christians have burnt each other, quite persuaded
That all the Apostles would have done as they did.
          Don Juan. Canto i. Stanza 83.
5761
    And whispering, “I will ne’er consent,”—consented.
          Don Juan. Canto i. Stanza 117.
5762
    ’T is sweet to hear the watch-dog’s honest bark
  Bay deep-mouth’d 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.
5763
    Sweet is revenge—especially to women.
          Don Juan. Canto i. Stanza 124.
5764
    And truant husband should return, and say,
“My dear, I was the first who came away.”
          Don Juan. Canto i. Stanza 141.
5765
    Man’s love is of man’s life a thing apart;
’T is woman’s whole existence.
          Don Juan. Canto i. Stanza 194.
5766
    In my hot youth, when George the Third was king.
          Don Juan. Canto i. Stanza 212.
5767
    So for a good old-gentlemanly vice
I think I must take up with avarice. 1
          Don Juan. Canto i. Stanza 216.
5768
    What is the end of fame? ’T is but to fill
  A certain portion of uncertain paper.
          Don Juan. Canto i. Stanza 218.
5769
    At leaving even the most unpleasant people
And places, one keeps looking at the steeple.
          Don Juan. Canto ii. Stanza 14.
5770
    There ’s nought, no doubt, so much the spirit calms
As rum and true religion.
          Don Juan. Canto ii. Stanza 34.
 
Note 1.
See Middleton, Quotation 16. [back]
 

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