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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)
 
5771
    A solitary shriek, the bubbling cry
Of some strong swimmer in his agony.
          Don Juan. Canto ii. Stanza 53.
5772
    All who joy would win
Must share it,—happiness was born a twin.
          Don Juan. Canto ii. Stanza 172.
5773
    Let us have wine and women, mirth and laughter,
Sermons and soda-water the day after.
          Don Juan. Canto ii. Stanza 178.
5774
    A long, long kiss,—a kiss of youth and love.
          Don Juan. Canto ii. Stanza 186.
5775
    Alas, the love of women! it is known
  To be a lovely and a fearful thing.
          Don Juan. Canto ii. Stanza 199.
5776
    In her first passion woman loves her lover:
  In all the others, all she loves is love. 1
          Don Juan. Canto iii. Stanza 3.
5777
    He was the mildest manner’d man
That ever scuttled ship or cut a throat.
          Don Juan. Canto iii. Stanza 41.
5778
    The isles of Greece, the isles of Greece!
  Where burning Sappho loved and sung.
     .     .     .     .     .
Eternal summer gilds them yet,
But all except their sun is set.
          Don Juan. Canto iii. Stanza 86. 1.
5779
    The mountains look on Marathon,
  And Marathon looks on the sea;
And musing there an hour alone,
  I dreamed that Greece might still be free.
          Don Juan. Canto iii. Stanza 86. 3.
5780
    Earth! render back from out thy breast
A remnant of our Spartan dead!
Of the three hundred grant but three
To make a new Thermopylæ.
          Don Juan. Canto iii. Stanza 86. 7.
5781
    You have the Pyrrhic dance as yet,
  Where is the Pyrrhic phalanx gone?
 
Note 1.
Dans les premières passions les femmes aiment l’amant, et dans les autres elles aiment l’amour.—Francis, Duc de La Rochefoucauld: Maxim 471. [back]
 

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