|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|George Gordon Noel Byron, Lord Byron. (17881824) (continued)|
| A solitary shriek, the bubbling cry|
Of some strong swimmer in his agony.
| Don Juan. Canto ii. Stanza 53.|
| All who joy would win|
Must share it,happiness was born a twin.
| Don Juan. Canto ii. Stanza 172.|
| Let us have wine and women, mirth and laughter,|
Sermons and soda-water the day after.
| Don Juan. Canto ii. Stanza 178.|
| A long, long kiss,a kiss of youth and love.|
| Don Juan. Canto ii. Stanza 186.|
| Alas, the love of women! it is known|
To be a lovely and a fearful thing.
| Don Juan. Canto ii. Stanza 199.|
| In her first passion woman loves her lover:|
In all the others, all she loves is love. 1
| Don Juan. Canto iii. Stanza 3.|
| He was the mildest mannerd man|
That ever scuttled ship or cut a throat.
| Don Juan. Canto iii. Stanza 41.|
| 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.|
| 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.|
| 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.|
| You have the Pyrrhic dance as yet,|
Where is the Pyrrhic phalanx gone?