George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron (22 January 1788 – 19 April 1824), commonly known simply as Lord Byron, was a British poet, peer, politician, and a leading figure in the Romantic movement. Among his best-known works are the lengthy narrative poems, Don Juan and Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, and the short lyric poem, "She Walks in Beauty".
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He left a Corsair's name to other times / Linked with one virtue and a thousand crimes.
Even I / Regained my freedom with a sigh.
I have met with most poetry on trunks, so that I am pat to consider the trunk-maker as the sexton of authorship.
With just enough of learning to misquote
Ah! happy years! once more who would not be a boy?
To withdraw myself from myself has ever been my sole my entire my sincere motive in scribbling at all.
I know that two and two make four -- and should be glad to prove it too if I could -- though I must say if by any sort of process I could convert 2 and 2 into five it would give me much greater pleasure.
I have a great mind to believe in Christianity for the mere pleasure of fancying I may be damned.