John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
(continued) George Gordon Noel Byron, Lord Byron. (17881824) 5701
The power of thought,the magic of the mind!
The Corsair. Canto i. Stanza 8. 5702
The many still must labour for the one.
The Corsair. Canto i. Stanza 8. 5703
There was a laughing devil in his sneer.
The Corsair. Canto i. Stanza 9. 5704
Hope withering fled, and Mercy sighed farewell!
The Corsair. Canto i. Stanza 9. 5705
Farewell! For in that word, that fatal word,howeer We promise, hope, believe,there breathes despair.
The Corsair. Canto i. Stanza 15. 5706
No words suffice the secret soul to show, For truth denies all eloquence to woe.
The Corsair. Canto iii. Stanza 22. 5707
He left a corsairs name to other times, Linkd with one virtue and a thousand crimes. 1
The Corsair. Canto iii. Stanza 24. 5708
Lord of himself,that heritage of woe!
Lara. Canto i. Stanza 2. 5709
She walks in beauty, like the night Of cloudless climes and starry skies; And all that s best of dark and bright Meet in her aspect and her eyes; Thus mellowd to that tender light Which Heaven to gaudy day denies. 2
Hebrew Melodies. She walks in Beauty. 5710
The Assyrian came down like the wolf on the fold, And his cohorts were gleaming in purple and gold.
The Destruction of Sennacherib. 5711
It is the hour when from the boughs The nightingales high note is heard; It is the hour when lovers vows Seem sweet in every whisperd word.
Parisina. Stanza 1.