Who is George Gordon Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron (Greek: Λόρδος Βύρων, romanized: Lórdos Výron; 22 January 1788 – 19 April 1824), simply known as Lord Byron, was an English poet and peer. One of the leading figures of the Romantic movement, Byron is regarded as one of the greatest English poets. He 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 Indepen...
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  • The Isles Of Greece
    The isles of Greece! the isles of Greece
    Where burning Sappho loved and sung,
    Where grew the arts of war and peace,
    Where Delos rose, and Phoebus sprung!...
  • Written After Swimming From Sestos To Abydos
    If, in the month of dark December,
    Leander, who was nightly wont
    (What maid will not the tale remember?)
    To cross thy stream, broad Hellespont!...
  • When We Two Parted
    When we two parted
    In silence and tears,
    Half broken-hearted,
    To sever for years,...
  • When I Roved A Young Highlander
    When I rov'd a young Highlander o'er the dark heath,
    And climb'd thy steep summit, oh Morven of snow!
    To gaze on the torrent that thunder'd beneath,
    Or the mist of the tempest that gather'd below;...
  • Well! Thou Art Happy
    Well! thou art happy, and I feel
    That I should thus be happy too;
    For still my heart regards thy weal
    Warmly, as it was wont to do....
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Love 81 I Love You 81 Heart 61 Soul 56 Alone 52 Hope 47 Never 46 Life 42 Death 39 Fate 37

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Shadester17: ("fame is the thirst of youth." george noel gordon, lord byron, 1788-1824) (most brilliant thoughts)
Gswsyndicate: what deep wounds ever closed without a scar? ~george gordon, lord byron, child harold's pilgrimage
Princessekateri: “the light of love, the purity of grace, the mind, the music breathing from her face, the heart whose softness harmonised the whole — and, oh! that eye was in itself a soul!” george gordon byron the reception of lord byron in missolonghi, by th. vryzakis
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Gswsyndicate: what deep wounds ever closed without a scar? ~george gordon, lord byron, child harold's pilgrimage
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Denner's Old Woman
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In this mimic form of a matron in years,
How plainly the pencil of Denner appears!
The matron herself, in whose old age we see
Not a trace of decline, what a wonder is she!
No dimness of eye, and no cheek hanging low,
No wrinkle, or deep-furrow-d frown on the brow!
Her forehead indeed is here circled around
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