Who is George Gordon ByronGeorge Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron FRS (22 January 1788 – 19 April 1824), known simply as Lord Byron, was a British poet, peer, politician, and leading figure in the Romantic movement. He is regarded as one of the greatest British poets and remains widely read and influential. Among his best-known works are the lengthy narrative poems Don Juan and Childe Harold's Pilgrimage; many of his shorter lyrics in Hebrew Melodies also became popular.
He travelled extensively across Europe, especially in Italy, where he lived for seven years in the cities of Venice, Ravenna and Pisa. During his stay in Italy he frequently visited his friend and fellow poet Percy Bysshe Shelley. Later in life Byron joined the Greek War of Independence fighting the Ottoman Empire, for which...
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George Gordon Byron Poems
- On Revisiting Harrow. 
Here once engaged the stranger's view
Young Friendship's record simply trac'd; ...
- To A Vain Lady. 
Ah, heedless girl! why thus disclose
What ne'er was meant for other ears; ...
- Translation From Catullus. - Ad Lesbiam
Equal to Jove that youth must be -
Greater than Jove he seems to me -
Who, free from Jealousy's alarms,
Securely views thy matchless charms; ...
Titan! to whose immortal eyes
The sufferings of mortality, ...
- The Cornelian. 
No specious splendour of this stone
Endears it to my memory ever; ...
Top 10 most used topics by George Gordon ByronI Love You 176 Love 176 Soul 170 Heart 166 Hope 117 Alone 117 Earth 117 Long 109 Life 106 Never 106
George Gordon Byron Quotes
- There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar I love not Man the less, but Nature more.
- Adversity is the first path to truth.
- And yet a little tumult, now and then, is an agreeable quickener of sensation such as a revolution, a battle, or an adventure of any lively description.
- But words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling like dew, upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.
- Yes, Love indeed is light from heaven A spark of that immortal fire With angels shared, by Allah given To lift from earth our low desire.
Comments about George Gordon Byron
- Harshya_9: those who will not reason, are bigots, those who cannot, are fools, and those who dare not, are slaves. -george gordon byron
- Picevol: “. . . let joy be unconfined . . .” - george gordon byron
- Neurosocialself: ‘and a small drop of ink, falling like dew upon a thought, produces that which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think’ george gordon byron
- Teresabacon20: good morning world all heaven and earth are still—though not in sleep, but breathless, as we grow when feeling most; and silent, as we stand in thoughts too deep:— all heaven and earth are still. –george gordon, lord byron (1788–1824)
- Gswsyndicate: what deep wounds ever closed without a scar? ~george gordon, lord byron, child harold's pilgrimage