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A FRAGMENT, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Could I remount the river of my years
Last Line: The essence of great bosoms now no more.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Past


A PUBLISHER TO HIS CLIENT, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dear doctor, I have read your play
Last Line: John murray.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): Epistle From Mr. Murray To Dr. Polidori
Subject(s): Murray, John (1745-1793); Polidori, John William; Publishing; Publishers


A SKETCH, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Born in the garret, in the kitchen bred
Last Line: And festering in the infamy of years.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Women; Household Employees


A SPIRIT PASSED BEFORE ME, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A spirit passed before me: I beheld
Last Line: Heedless and blind to wisdom's wasted light!'
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Bible; Religion; Theology


A VERSION OF THE OSSIAN'S ADDRESS TO THE SUN, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O thou! Who rollest in yon azure field
Last Line: The weary traveller shrinks and sighs for home.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Sun


ADDRESS INTENDED TO BE RECITED AT THE CALEDONIA MEETING, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Who hath not glowed above the page where fame
Last Line: And wean from penury the soldier's heir.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Scotland


ADDRESS SPOKEN AT THE OPENING OF THE DRURY-LANE THEATRE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In one dread night our city saw, and sighed
Last Line: Still may we please -- long, long may you preside!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Drury-lane Theatre, London; Theater & Theaters; Stage Life


ALBANIA, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Land of albania! Where iskander rose
Last Line: Through many a cypress-grove within each city's ken.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Albania


ALL IS VANITY, SAITH THE PREACHER', by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Fame, wisdom, love, and power were mine
Last Line: The soul that must endure it.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Bible; Religion; Vanity; Theology


AN OCCASIONAL PROLOGUE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Since the refinement of this polished age
Last Line: And, if you can't applaud, at least forgive.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Theater & Theaters; Stage Life


AN ODE TO THE FRAMERS OF THE FRAME BILL, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh well done lord e - n! And better done r - r!
Last Line: Who, when asked for a remedy, sent them a rope.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Labor & Laborers; Politics & Government; Work; Workers


AND DOST THOU ASK THE REASON OF MY SADNESS, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Sorrow


AND WILT THOU WEEP WHEN I AM LOW?, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Love; Meditation; Crying


ANOTHER SIMPLE BALLAT, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Mrs. Wilmont sate scribbling a play
Last Line: Gally I. O. I. O.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron


ANSWER TO -'S PROFESSSIONS OF AFFECTION, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In hearts like thine ne'er may I hold a place
Last Line: The rotten borough of the human heart.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Love


ANSWER TO A BEAUTIFUL POEM ENTITLED 'THE COMMON LOT', by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Montgomery! True, the common lot
Last Line: Shall burst the bondage of the grave.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Montgomery, James (1771-1854); Poetry & Poets


ANSWER TO LINES WRITTEN IN ROUSSEAU'S LETTERS OF AN ITALIAN NUN, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dear, simple girl, those flattering arts
Last Line: It is not flattery, -- 't is truth.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron


ANSWER TO SOME ELEGANT VERSES SENT BY A FRIEND, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Candor compels me, becher! To commend
Last Line: Their sneers or censures I alike despise.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Critics & Criticism


ARISTOMENES, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The gods of old are silent on their shore
Last Line: Whose names are on the hills and o'er the seas.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Greece; Past


BALLAD. TO THE TUNE OF 'SALLY IN OUR ALLEY', by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Of all the twice ten thousand bards
Last Line: Is rowing of my gally.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


BEPPO: A VENETIAN STORY, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tis known, at least it should be, that throughout
Last Line: But stories somehow lengthen when begun.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Frere, John Hookham (1769-1846); Venice, Italy


BRAVE CHAMPIONS! GO ON WITH THE FARCE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Quarrels


BY THE RIVERS OF BABYLON WE SAT DOWN AND WEPT, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We sat down and wept by the waters
Last Line: With the voice of the spoiler by me!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): Psalm 137
Subject(s): Grief; Jews; Sorrow; Sadness; Judaism


CHILDE HAROLD'S PILGRIMAGE: CANTO 2, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Come, blue-eyed maid of heaven! - but thou, alas
Last Line: And with the ills of eld mine earlier years alloy'd.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Athens, Greece; Homesickness; Travel


CHILDE HAROLD'S PILGRIMAGE: CANTO 3, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Is thy face like thy mother's, my fair child
Last Line: As, with a sigh, I deem thou mightst have been to me!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): Outward Bound;byron And Childe Harold
Subject(s): War


CHILDE HAROLD'S PILGRIMAGE: CANTO 4, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I stood in venice on the bridge of sighs
Last Line: If such there were -- with you, the moral of his strain!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Travel; Italy


CHILDE HAROLD'S PILGRIMAGE: TO IANTHE, AND CANTO 1, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Not in those climes where I have late been staying
Last Line: Ere greece and grecian arts by barbarous hands were quell'd.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Women; Beauty; Farewell; Portugal; Conduct Of Life; Travel


CHILDISH RECOLLECTIONS, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When slow disease, with all her hosts of pain
Last Line: And love, without his pinion, smiled on youth.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Children; Childhood


CHURCHILL'S GRAVE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I stood beside the grave of him who blazed
Last Line: The glory and the nothing of a name.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Churchill, Charles (1731-1764); Graves; Tombs; Tombstones


CONDOLATORY ADDRESS TO SARAH, COUNTESS OF JERSEY, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When the vain triumph of the imperial lord
Last Line: Its hate of freedom's loveliness, and thine.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Paintings & Painters


CORINTH, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Many a vanished year and age
Last Line: Which seems the very clouds to kiss.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Corinth, Greece


DAMAETAS, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In law an infant, and in years a boy
Last Line: And what was once his bliss appears his bane.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Youth


DARKNESS, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I had a dream, which was not all a dream
Last Line: Of aid from them -- she was the universe.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Despair; Dreams; Nightmares


DON JUAN: CANTO 1, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I want a hero: an uncommon want
Last Line: For god's sake, reader! Take them not for mine.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Don Juan


DON JUAN: CANTO 10, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When newton saw an apple fall, he found
Last Line: Like roland's horn in roncesvalles' battle.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Don Juan


DON JUAN: CANTO 11, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When bishop berkely said 'there was no matter'
Last Line: But would not change my free thoughts for a throne.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Don Juan


DON JUAN: CANTO 12, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Of all the barbarous middle ages, that
Last Line: And tell me what you think of your great thinkers.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Don Juan


DON JUAN: CANTO 13, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I now mean to be serious; -- it is time
Last Line: And lower the price of rouge -- at least some winters.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): Lady Adeline Amundeville
Subject(s): Don Juan


DON JUAN: CANTO 14, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If from great nature's or our own abyss
Last Line: Caesar himself would be ashamed of fame.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): The Sceptic And His Poem
Subject(s): Don Juan; Slavery; Wilberforce, William (1759-1833); Serfs


DON JUAN: CANTO 15, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ah! - what should follow slips from my reflection
Last Line: Of empires heave but like some passing waves.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Don Juan


DON JUAN: CANTO 16, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The antique persians taught three useful things
Last Line: The phantom of her frolic grace -- fitz-fulke!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Don Juan


DON JUAN: CANTO 17, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The world is full of orphans
Last Line: A vigil, or dreamt rather more than slept.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Don Juan


DON JUAN: CANTO 2, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh ye! Who teach the ingenuous youth of nations
Last Line: For them and theirs with all who deign to read.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Don Juan


DON JUAN: CANTO 3, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Hail, muse! Et cetera. - we left juan sleeping
Last Line: From aristotle passim.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Don Juan


DON JUAN: CANTO 4, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Nothing so difficult as a beginning
Last Line: Till what is call'd in ossian the fifth duan.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Don Juan


DON JUAN: CANTO 5, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When amatory poets sing their loves
Last Line: You'll pardon to my muse a few short naps.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Don Juan


DON JUAN: CANTO 6, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There is a tide in the affairs of men'
Last Line: The muse will take a little touch at warfare.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Don Juan


DON JUAN: CANTO 7, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O love! O glory! What are ye who fly
Last Line: The death-cry drowning in the battle's roar.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): The Siege Of Ismail
Subject(s): Don Juan


DON JUAN: CANTO 8, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh blood and thunder! And oh blood and wounds
Last Line: And made a vow to shield her, which he kept.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Don Juan


DON JUAN: CANTO 9, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh, wellington! Or 'villainton' - for fame
Last Line: To take a quiet ride in some green lane.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): Wellington
Subject(s): Don Juan; Wellesley, Arthur (1769-1852); Wellington, Duke Of


DON JUAN: DEDICATION [OR, INVOCATION], by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Bob southey! You're a poet -- poet-laureate
Last Line: Is it not so, my tory, ultra-julian?
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Don Juan; Poetry & Poets; Southey, Robert (1774-1843); Wordsworth, William (1770-1850)


E NIHILO NIHIL, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Of rhymes I printed seven volumes
Last Line: And generous rizzo! Thou my pension.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron


EGOISM, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If fate should seal my death to-morow
Last Line: For, faith, I can't withstand temptation.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron


ELEGIAC STANZAS ON THE DEATH OF SIR PETER PARKER, BART., by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There is a tear for all that die
Last Line: Who ne'er gave cause to mourn before.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Parker, Sir Peter (1721-1811)


ELEGY, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh! Snatch'd away in beauty's bloom
Last Line: Thy looks are wan, thine eyes are wet.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron


ELEGY, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh! Snatch'd away in beauty's bloom
Last Line: Thy looks are wan, thine eyes are wet.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron


ELEGY ON NEWSTEAD ABBEY, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Newstead! Fast-falling, once-resplendent dome
Last Line: And bless thy future as thy former day.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Monasteries; Newstead Abbey, England; Abbeys


ELEGY ON THYRZA, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: And thou art dead, as young and fair
Last Line: Than aught, except its living years.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


ENDORSEMENT TO THE DEED OF SEPARATION, IN THE APRIL OF 1816, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A year ago you swore, fond she!
Last Line: And here's exactly what 't is worth.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Divorce


ENGLISH BARDS AND SCOTCH REVIEWERS, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Still must I hear? - shall hoarse fitzgerald bawl
Last Line: Yet rarely blames unjustly, now declare.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Andrews, Miles Peter; Bland, Robert (1779-1825); Budgell, Eustace (1686-1737); Busby, Thomas (1755-1838); Clarke, Hewson; Coleridge, Samuel Taylor (1772-1834); Crabbe, George (1754-1832); Critics & Criticism; Fitzgerald, William Thomas (1759-1829); Giffo


EPIGRAM ON AN OLD LADY WHO HAD SOME CURIOUS NOTIONS, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In nottingham county there lives at swan green
Last Line: She firmly believes she will go to the moon!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Soul


EPIGRAM ON MY WEDDING DAY: TO PENELOPE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This day, of all our days, has done
Last Line: And five since we were two.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): To Penelope
Subject(s): Anniversaries; Divorce


EPIGRAM ON THE BRAZIERS' COMPANY HAVING RESOLVED, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The braziers, it seems, are preparing to pass
Last Line: I owe, in great part, to my passion for pastry.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Wordsworth, William (1770-1850)


EPIGRAMS ON CASTLEREAGH, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh, castlereagh! Thou art a patriot now
Last Line: The man who cut his country's long ago.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Stewart, Robert. 2d Marquis Londonderry; Castlereagh, Viscount


EPILOGUE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There's something in a stupid ass
Last Line: And with your place in the excise!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Wordsworth, William (1770-1850)


EPISTLE TO A FRIEND, IN ANSWER TO SOME LINES TO BE CHEERFUL, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh! Banish care' - such ever be
Last Line: Nor with the effect forget the cause.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Love Unrequited


EPISTLE TO AUGUSTA, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My sister! My sweet sister! If a name
Last Line: The tie which bound the first endures the last!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Sisters


EPISTLE TO MR. MURRAY, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My dear mr. Murray
Last Line: Of what size you may quickly determine.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Mnemonics


EPITAPH FOR JOSEPH BLACKETT, LATE POET AND SHOEMAKER, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Stranger! Behold, interred together
Last Line: And if he did, 't were shame to 'black-it.'
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Critics & Criticism


EPITAPH ON A FRIEND, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh, friend, for ever loved, for ever dear!
Last Line: While solitary friendship sighs alone.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Friendship


EPITAPH ON CASTLEREAGH, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Posterity will ne'er survey
Last Line: Stop, traveler, and piss
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Hate; Stewart, Robert. 2d Marquis Londonderry; Castlereagh, Viscount


EPITAPH TO A DOG, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Near this spot
Last Line: I never knew but one -- and here he lies.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Animals; Death - Animals; Dogs


EUTHANASIA, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When time, or soon or late, shall bring
Last Line: T is something better not to be.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Euthanasia


FAREWELL PETITION TO J.C.H., ESQ., by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O thou yclep'd by vulgar sons of men
Last Line: And scribbling songs grow dutiful and live!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Beckford, William (1760-1844); Hobhouse, John Cam (1786-1869); Writing & Writers; Broughton De Gyfford, Baron


FAREWELL TO HIS WIFE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Fare thee well! And if forever
Last Line: More than this I scarce can die.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): Fare Thee Well
Subject(s): Byron, George Gordon, Lord (1788-1824); Divorce; Farewell; Grief; Love - Loss Of; Milbanke, Annabelle Isabella (1792-1860); Poetry & Poets; Byron, George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron; Parting; Sorrow; Sadness


FAREWELL TO MALTA, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Adieu, ye joys of la valette
Last Line: And bless the gods I've got a fever.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Malta; Travel; Journeys; Trips


FAREWELL TO THE MUSE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thou power! Who hast ruled me through infancy
Last Line: The present -- which seals our eternal adieu.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Farewell


FAREWELL! IF EVER FONDEST PRAYER, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Farewell


FILL THE GOBLET AGAIN! FOR I NEVER BEFORE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Fill the goblet again! For I never before
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Drinks & Drinking


FRAGMENT, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When, to their airy hall, my father's voice
Last Line: By that remember'd, or with that forgot.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron


FRAGMENT FROM THE MONK OF ATHOS, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Beside the confines of the aegean main
Last Line: Till heaven in mercy bids your pain and sorrows cease.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Greece


FRAGMENT OF AN EPISTLE TO THOMAS MOORE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What say I? - not a syllable further in prose
Last Line: With majesty's presence as those she invited.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Courts & Courtiers; Royal Court Life; Royalty; Kings; Queens


FRAGMENT WRITTEN SHORTLY AFTER THE MARRIAGE OF MISS CHAWORTH, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Hills of annesley, black and barren
Last Line: Makes ye seem a heaven to me.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Love - Loss Of


FRAGMENT, ON THE BACK OF THE POET'S MS. OF CANTO I OF 'DON JUAN', by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I would to heaven that I were so much clay
Last Line: And so -- for god's sake -- hock and soda-water!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Don Juan


FROM THE FRENCH, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Must thou go, my glorious chief
Last Line: His fall, his exile, and his grave.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Napoleon I (1769-1821)


GIBBON AND VOLTAIRE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Lausanne! And ferney! Ye have been the abodes
Last Line: T will be forgiven, or suffer what is just.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Gibbon, Edward (1737-1794); History; Lausanne, Switzerland; Voltaire, Francois Marie Arouet De; Historians


GOD MADDENS HIM WHOM 'TIS HIS WILL TO LOSE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


GRANTA - A MEDLEY, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh! Could le sage's demon's gift
Last Line: The reader's tired, and so am I.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron


HEROD'S LAMENT FOR MARIAMNE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh, mariamne! Now for thee
Last Line: Which unconsumed are still consuming!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Herod The Great (73-4 B.c.); Jews; Judaism


HINTS FROM HORACE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Who would not laugh, if lawrence, hired to grace
Last Line: And gorges like a lawyer -- or a leech.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Horace (65-8 B.c.)


I SAW THEE WEEP - THE BIG BRIGHT TEAR, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I saw thee weep the big bright tear
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Love; Crying


I WOULD I WERE A CARELESS CHILD, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Transience


ICH DIEN, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: From this emblem what variance your motto evinces
Last Line: For the man is his country's -- the arms are the prince's!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron


IF SOMETIMES IN THE HAUNTS OF MEN, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Memory


IF THAT HIGH WORLD, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If that high world, which lies beyond
Last Line: And soul in soul grow deathless theirs!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Heaven; Paradise


IMITATION OF TIBULLUS, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Cruel cerinthus! Does the fell disease
Last Line: By death alone I can avoid your hate.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Hate


IMPROMPTU, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Beneath blessington's eyes
Last Line: What mortal would not play the devil?
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Dessire


IMPROMPTU, IN REPLY TO A FRIEND, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When, from the heart where sorrow sits
Last Line: And droop within their silent cell.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Grief; Sorrow; Sadness


IN THE VALLEY OF WATERS, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In the valley of waters we wept o'er the day
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Grief


INSCRIPTION ON THE MONUMENT OF A NEWFOUNDLAND DOG, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When some proud son of man returns to earth
Last Line: I never knew but one, -- and here he lies.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): Epitaph To A Dog
Subject(s): Animals; Dogs; Nottinghamshire, England


INVOCATION TO THE SPIRIT OF ACHILLES, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Beautiful shadow / of thetis's boy!
Last Line: His stand in creation!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Achilles; Mythology - Classical


JEPHTHA'S DAUGHTER, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Since our country, our god- oh, my sire!
Last Line: And forget not I smiled as I died!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): Jephthah's Daughter
Subject(s): Bible; Religion; Theology


JOHN KEATS (1), by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Who kill'd john keats?
Last Line: Or southey or barrow!'
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Hate; Keats, John (1795-1821); Poetry & Poets


JOURNAL IN CEPHALONIA, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The dead have been awaken'd - shall I sleep?
Last Line: Its echo in my heart --
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron


JULIA ALPINULA, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: By a lone wall a lonelier column rears
Last Line: And held within their urn one mind, one heart, one dust.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Avenches, Switzerland


JULIAN, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The night came on the waters - all was rest
Last Line: With honest wonder what might next betide.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Sea


L'AMITIE EST L'AMOUR SANS AILES, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Why should my anxious breast repine
Last Line: Friendship is love without his wings!'
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Time; Conduct Of Life


LA REVANCHE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There is no more for me to hope
Last Line: A vain remembrancer of me!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Despair; Love


LACHIN Y GAIR, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Away, ye gay landscapes, ye gardens of roses
Last Line: The steep frowning glories of dark loch na garr!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Scotland


LARA, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The serfs are glad through lara's wide domain
Last Line: Her tale untold, her truth too dearly proved.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron


LAST WORDS ON GREECE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What are to me those honors or renown
Last Line: So strong thy magic or so weak am I.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Greece


LETTER TO MR. MOORE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Here's to her who long
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Love; Marriage


LINES ADDRESSED TO A YOUNG LADY, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Doubtless, sweet girl! The hissing lead
Last Line: Let it be aught but banishment.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Bullets


LINES ADDRESSED TO MR. HOBHOUSE ON HIS ELECTION FOR WESTMINSTER, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Would you go to the house by the true gate
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Politics & Government


LINES ADDRESSED TO THE REV. J.T. BECHER, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dear becher, you tell me to mix with mankind
Last Line: Why waste upon folly the days of my youth?
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Conduct Of Life


LINES INSCRIBED UPON A CUP FORMED FROM A SKULL, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Start not - nor deem my spirit fled
Last Line: This chance is theirs, to be of use.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Cups; Skulls


LINES ON HEARING THAT LADY BYRON WAS ILL, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: And thou wert sad - yet I was not with thee
Last Line: I would not do by thee as thou hast done!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Illness


LINES TO A LADY WEEPING, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Weep, daughter of a royal line
Last Line: Repaid thee by thy people's smiles!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Tears


LINES WRITTEN BENEATH A PICTURE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dear object of defeated care!
Last Line: My memory immortal grew.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Grief


LINES WRITTEN BENEATH AN ELM IN THE CHURCHYARD OF HARROW, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Spot of my youth! Whose hoary branches sigh
Last Line: And unremember'd by the world beside
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Harrow, England; Youth


LINES WRITTEN IN AN ALBUM AT MALTA, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: As o'er the cold sepulchral stone
Last Line: And think my heart is buried here.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Malta


LINES WRITTEN IN ROUSSEAU'S LETTERS OF AN ITALIAN NUN., by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Away, away, your flattering arts
Last Line: And they shall weep at your deceiving.'
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Flattery; Deceit


LINES WRITTEN ON A BLANK LEAD OF 'THE PLEASURES OF MEMORY', by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Absent or present, still to thee
Last Line: Her name immortally with thine!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Friendship


LINES [WRITTEN] IN THE TRAVELLER'S BOOK AT ORCHOMENUS, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The modest bard, like many a bard unknown
Last Line: His name would bring more credit than his verse.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): Written In The Travellers Book Of The Macri Family At Athens
Subject(s): Athens, Greece; Poetry & Poets


LOVE AND DEATH, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I watched thee when the foe was at our side
Last Line: To strongly, wrongly, vainly love thee still.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): Love And Death: Last Lines
Subject(s): Love; Death


LOVE AND GOLD, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I cannot talk of love to thee
Last Line: I dare not talk of love to thee
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Love Nature Of


LOVE'S LAST ADIEU, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The roses of love glad the garden of life
Last Line: His cypress, the garland of love's last adieu!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Love


LUCIETTA. A FRAGMENT, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Lucietta, my deary
Last Line: Coetera desunt.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Love Nature Of


MAZEPPA, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Twas after dread pultowa's day
Last Line: The king had been an hour asleep.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Mazeppa, Ivan Stepanovich (1644-1709); Poltava, Battle Of (1709); Ukraine; Pultowa, Battle Of (179)


MONODY ON THE DEATH OF THE RIGHT HON. R.B. SHERIDAN, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When the last sunshine of expiring day
Last Line: And broke the die -- in moulding sheridan.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Sheridan, Richard Brinsley (1751-1816)


MORAT, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Above me are the alps
Last Line: Making kings' rights divine, by some draconic clause.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Alps; Mountains; Murten, Switzerland; Hills; Downs (Great Britain); Morat, Switzerland


MY EPITAPH, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Youth, nature, and relenting jove
Last Line: He beat all three -- and blew it out.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Physicians


MY SOUL IS DARK, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My soul is dark -- oh! Quickly string
Last Line: And break at once -- or yield to song.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Soul


NAPEOLON'S FAREWELL; FROM THE FRENCH, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Farewell to the land where the gloom of my glory
Last Line: Then turn thee and call on the chief of thy choice.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Napoleon I (1769-1821)


NAPOLEON'S SNUFF-BOX, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Lady, accept the box a hero wore
Last Line: Prevent your ladyship from taking snuff!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Snuff (Tobacco); Napoleon I (1769-1821)


NEW DUET: BOWLES AND CAMPBELL, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Why, how now, saucy tom?
Last Line: Listen to his twaddling?
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): Bowles And Campbell
Subject(s): Bowles, William Lisle (1762-1850); Campbell, Thomas (1777-1844)


NEW SONG TO THE TUNE OF 'WHARE HAE YE BEEN A' DAY', by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How came you in hob's pound to cool
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Hobhouse, John Cam (1786-1869)


NEWSTEAD ABBEY, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In the dome of my sires as the clear moonbeam falls
Last Line: But the wreck of the line that have held it in sway.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Monasteries; Newstead Abbey, England; Abbeys


NO INFANT SOTHEBY, WHOSE DAUNTLESS HEAD, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Writing & Writers


ODE FROM THE FRENCH, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: We do not curse thee, waterloo!
Last Line: Crimson tears will follow yet.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Napoleon I (1769-1821)


ODE ON VENICE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh venice! Venice! When thy marble walls
Last Line: One freeman more, america, to thee!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): The Race With Death
Subject(s): Courage; Freedom; Venice, Italy; Valor; Bravery; Liberty


ODE TO A LADY WHOSE LOVER WAS KILLED BY A BALL, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Lady! In whose heroic port
Last Line: As many a baffled heart can tell.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Death


ODE TO NAPOLEON BONAPARTE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tis done -- but yesterday a king!
Last Line: To make man blush there was but one!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): Napoleon
Subject(s): Napoleon I (1769-1821)


OH! WEEP FOR THOSE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh! Weep for those that wept by babel's stream
Last Line: Mankind their country -- israel but the grave!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Israel; Jews; Judaism


ON A CARRIER WHO DIED OF DRUNKENNESS, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: John adams lies here, of the parish of southwell
Last Line: He could not carry off, -- so he's now carri-on.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): Epitaph On John Adams, Of Southwell;epitaph For John Adams Of Southwell, Nottinghamshire
Subject(s): Alcoholism & Alcoholics; Nottinghamshire, England; Drunkards; Alcohol Abuse


ON A CHANGE OF MASTERS AT A GREAT PUBLIC SCHOOL, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Where are those honors, ida! Once your own
Last Line: No trace of science left you, but the name.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Schools; Students


ON A CORNELIAN HEART WHICH WAS BROKEN, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ill-fated heart! And can it be
Last Line: A fitter emblem of his own.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Love - Complaints


ON A DISTANT VIEW OF THE VILLAGE AND SCHOOL OF HARROW, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ye scenes of my childhood, whose loved recollection
Last Line: Oh, such were the days which my infancy knew!'
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Children; Harrow, England; Nostalgia; Schools; Childhood; Students


ON A ROYAL VISIT TO THE VAULTS, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Famed for their civil and domestic quarrels
Last Line: The blood and dirt of both to mould a george!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): George Iv, King Of England (1762-1830); Henry Viii, King Of England (1491-1547); Charles I, King Of England (1600-1649)


ON BEING ASKED WHAT WAS THE 'ORIGIN OF LOVE', by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The 'origin of love!' - ah! Why
Last Line: But live -- until I cease to be.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Love - Beginnings


ON FINDING A FAN, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In one who felt as once he felt
Last Line: Its former warmth around another.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Fans; Houson, Anne


ON JORDAN'S BANKS, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: On jordan's banks the arab's camels stray
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Middle East


ON LEAVING NEWSTEAD ABBEY, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Through thy battlements, newstead, the hollow winds whistle;
Last Line: When decay'd, may he mingle his dust with your own!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Newstead Abbey, England; Farewell


ON LORD THURLOW'S POEMS, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When thurlow this damned nonsense sent
Last Line: So, gentle thurlow, throw me thine in.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Hovell-thurlow, Edward (1781-1829); Rogers, Samuel (1763-1855); Thurlow, 2d Baron


ON MOORE'S LAST OPERATIC FARCE, OR FARCICAL OPERA, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Good plays are scarce
Last Line: But now 't is moore that's little.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Moore, Thomas (1779-1852); Plays & Playwrights ; Dramatists


ON MY THIRTY-THIRD BIRTHDAY, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Through life's dull road, so dim and dirty,
Last Line: Nothing -- except thirty-three.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Aging


ON MY WEDDING DAY, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Here's a happy new year! But with reason
Last Line: He'll visit you in hell.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Anniversaries; Paine, Thomas (1737-1809); Pitt, William, The Younger (1759-1806); Stewart, Robert. 2d Marquis Londonderry; Castlereagh, Viscount


ON NAPOLEON'S ESCAPE FROM ELBA, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Once fairly set out on his party of pleasure
Last Line: Making balls for the ladies, and bows to his foes.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Napoleon I (1769-1821); Escapes; Fugitives


ON PARTING, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The kiss, dear maid! Thy lips have left
Last Line: And silent ache for thee.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Farewell; Parting


ON REVISITING HARROW, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Here once engaged the stranger's view
Last Line: And blotted out the line for ever.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Friendship; Harrow, England; Pride; Time; Self-esteem; Self-respect


ON SAMUEL ROGERS, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Nose and chin would shame a knocker
Last Line: Once he wrote a pretty poem.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Rogers, Samuel (1763-1855)


ON THE BIRTH OF JOHN WILLIAM RIZZO HOPPNER, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: His father's sense, his mother's grace
Last Line: The health and appetite of rizzo.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Babies; Infants


ON THE BUST OF HELEN BY CANOVA, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In this beloved marble view
Last Line: Behold the helen of the heart!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Helen Of Troy; Mythology - Classical; Sculpture & Sculptors


ON THE DAY OF THE DESTRUCTION OF JERUSALEM BY TITUS, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: From the last hill that looks on thy once holy dome
Last Line: Our worship, oh father, is only for thee.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Jerusalem; Jews; Judaism


ON THE DEATH OF A YOUNG LADY, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Hush'd are the winds, and still the evening gloom
Last Line: Still in my heart retain their wonted place.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Cousins; Death; Dead, The


ON THE DEATH OF MR. FOX, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh factious viper! Whose envemom'd tooth
Last Line: For pitt, and pitt alone, has dared to ask.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Fox, Charles James (1749-1806)


ON THE EYES OF MISS A - H -, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Anne's eye is liken'd to the sun
Last Line: Her sun displays perpetual summer.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Eyes


ON THE QUOTATION, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: And 'thy true faith can altar never?' -
Last Line: Than thy young heart has been to me.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Love Nature Of


ON THE STAR OF 'THE LEGION OF HONOR', by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Star of the brave! - whose beam hath shed
Last Line: For evermore with them or thee!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Courage; Valor; Bravery


ON THIS DAY I COMPLETE MY THIRTY-SIXTH YEAR, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tis time this heart should be unmoved
Last Line: And take thy rest.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): Byron's Farewell;on Completing My Thirty-sixth Year;hail And Farewell;byron's Latest Verses
Subject(s): Adversity; Missolonghi, Greece; War; Mesolonghi, Greece; Mesolongion, Greece


OSCAR OF ALVA, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How sweetly shines through azure skies
Last Line: A brother's death-groan echoes there.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Tragedy


OSSIAN'S ADDRESS TO THE SUN IN 'CARTHON', by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh! Thou that roll'st above thy glorious fire
Last Line: Piercing like yours, like yours, alas! Unseen.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Sun


PARANTHETICAL ADDRESS, BY DR. PLAGIARY, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When energizing objects men pursue
Last Line: My next subscription-list shall say how much you give!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Drury-lane Theatre, London


PARISINA, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It is the hour when from the boughs
Last Line: And never more a leaf reveals.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Ferrara, Italy; Unfaithfulness; Infidelity; Adultery; Inconstancy


PIGNUS AMORIS, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: As by the fix'd decrees of heaven
Last Line: For dear I was to him who gave it.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Transience


PROMETHEUS, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Titan! To whose immortal eyes
Last Line: And making death a victory.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Prometheus


QUERIES TO CAUISTS, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The moralists tell us that loving is sinning
Last Line: Pray who would there be to defend or dispute it?
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Love


R.C. DALLAS, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Yes! Wisdom shines in all his mien
Last Line: Sagacious r. C. Dallas.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Wisdom


REMEMBER HIM WHOM PASSION'S POWER, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Memory


REMEMBER THEE! REMEMBER THEE!, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Memory


REMEMBRANCE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tis done! - I saw it in my dreams
Last Line: Would I could add remembrance too!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Despair; Love


REMIND ME NOT, REMIND ME NOT, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Memory


REPLY TO SOME VERSES OF J.M.B. PIGOT, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Why, pigot, complain of this damsel's disdain
Last Line: Should lead you to curse the coquette.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Love - Complaints


SAUL, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thou whose spell can raise the dead
Last Line: Son and sire, the house of sanl!'
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Saul (11th Century B.c.)


SHE WALKS IN BEAUTY, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: She walks in beauty, like the night
Last Line: A heart whose love is innocent!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Admiration; Beauty; Love


SOLILOQUY OF A BARD IN THE COUNTRY, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Twas now the noon of night, and all was still
Last Line: A fabius and some noble roman died.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


SONG, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Maid of athens, ere we part
Last Line: Can I cease to love thee? No!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Farewell


SONG, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Maid of athens, ere we part
Last Line: Can I cease to love thee? No!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron


SONG, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: So we'll go no more a-roving
Last Line: By the light of the moon.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Aging; Ennui; Maturity; Conduct Of Life


SONG FOR THE LUDDITES, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: As the liberty lads o'er the sea
Last Line: Of liberty, planted by ludd!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Freedom; Luddites; Liberty


SONG OF SAUL BEFORE HIS LAST BATTLE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Warriors and chiefs! Should the shaft or the sword
Last Line: Or kingly the death, which awaits us to-day!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Bible; Jews; Religion; Saul (11th Century B.c.); Judaism; Theology


SONG TO THE SULIOTES, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Up to battle! Sons of suli
Last Line: Then away despite of thunder!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Greece; War


SONNET ON THE NUPTIALS OF THE MARQUIS ANTONIO CAVALLI, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A noble lady of the italian shore
Last Line: May your fate be like hers, and unlike mine.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Wedding Song; Epithalamium


SONNET TO GEORGE THE FOURTH, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: To be the father of the fatherless
Last Line: And by the heart, not hand, enslaving us.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): Sonnet To The Prince Regent
Subject(s): George Iv, King Of England (1762-1830)


SONNET TO LAKE LEMAN, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Rousseau, voltaire, our gibbon, and de stael
Last Line: Is proud, and makes the breath of glory real!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): "lake Leman;""rousseau-voltaire-our Gibbon-and De Stael"";
Subject(s): Geneva (Lake), Switzerland; Rousseau, Jean Jacques (1712-1778); Stael, Anna (Necker) De (1766-1817); Voltaire, Francois Marie Arouet De; Leman, Lake


SONNET, TO GENERVA (2), by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thy cheek is pale with thought, but not from woe
Last Line: I worship more, but cannot love thee less.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): Heavenly And Earthly Beauty Combined
Subject(s): Beauty


SONNET, TO GENEVRA, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thine eyes' blue tenderness, thy long fair hair
Last Line: With nought remorse can claim -- nor virtue scorn.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Beauty


STANZAS, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When a man hath no freedom to fight for at home
Last Line: And, if not shot or hang'd, you'll get knighted.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron


STANZAS, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Could love forever / run like a river
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Love; Time


STANZAS, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Away, away, ye notes of woe
Last Line: That scatter'd gladness o'er his path.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Sorrow


STANZAS, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When a man hath no freedom to fight for at home
Last Line: And, if not shot or hang'd, you'll get knighted.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Freedom


STANZAS COMPOSED DURING A THUNDERSTORM, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Chill and mirk is the nightly blast
Last Line: And mourns in search of thine.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Storms


STANZAS FOR MUSIC (1), by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There's not a joy the world can give like that it takes away
Last Line: So, midst the wither'd waste of life, those tears would flow to me.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): Youth And Age
Subject(s): Aging


STANZAS FOR MUSIC (2), by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I speak not, I trace not, I breathe not thy name
Last Line: Thy lip shall reply, not to them, but to mine.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Leigh, Augusta; Love


STANZAS FOR MUSIC (3), by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There be none of beauty's daughters / with a magic like thee;
Last Line: Like the swell of summer's ocean.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): For Music;nature's Daughter
Subject(s): Beauty


STANZAS FOR MUSIC (4), by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: They say that hope is happiness
Last Line: Nor dare we think on what we are.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Hope; Optimism


STANZAS FOR MUSIC (5), by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Bright be the place of thy soul!
Last Line: For why should we mourn for the blest?
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Soul


STANZAS TO A HINDOO AIR, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh! - my lonely - lonely - lonely - pillow!
Last Line: Oh! My lone bosom! -- oh! My lonely pillow!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Nostalgia


STANZAS TO A LADY ON LEAVING ENGLAND, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tis done - and shivering in the gale
Last Line: Yet still he loves, and loves but one.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Love - Unrequited; Musters, Mary Chaworth


STANZAS TO A LADY, WITH THE POEMS OF CAMOENS, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This votive pledge of fond esteem
Last Line: But not thy hapless fate the same.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Camoens, Luiz De (1524-1580); Mnemonics


STANZAS TO AUGUSTA (1), by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Though the day of my destiny's over
Last Line: Which speaks to my spirit of thee.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): To Augusta
Subject(s): Love Complaints


STANZAS TO AUGUSTA (2), by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When all around grew drear and dark
Last Line: Earth is no desert -- ev'n to me.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Consolation


STANZAS TO JESSY, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There is a mystic thread of life
Last Line: They cannot part -- those souls are one.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Separation


STANZAS TO THE PO, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: River, that rollest by the ancient walls
Last Line: [or, and then, at least, my heart can ne'er be moved.]
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Po River, Italy


STANZAS WRITTEN IN PASSING THE AMBRACIAN GULF, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Through cloudless skies, in silvery sheen
Last Line: But would not lose thee for a world.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Italy


STANZAS WRITTEN ON THE ROAD BETWEEN FLORENCE AND PISA, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh, talk not to me of a name great in story
Last Line: I knew it was love and I felt it was glory.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): All For Love
Subject(s): Fame; Love; Youth; Reputation


SUBSTITUTE FOR AN EPITAPH, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Kind reader! Take your choice to cry or laugh
Last Line: Ten thousand just as fit for him as you.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Epitaphs


SUN OF THE SLEEPLESS! MELANCHOLY STAR!, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Stars; Grief


THE ADIEU; WRITTEN .. THE IMPRESSION AUTHOR WOULD SOON DIE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Adieu, thou hill! Where early joy
Last Line: Instruct me how to die.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


THE AGE OF BRONZE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The 'good old times' - all times when old age good
Last Line: This first, you'll have, perhaps, a second 'carmen.'
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Great Britain - Foreign Relations; Napoleon I (1769-1821); Pelayo. First Christian King (D. 737)


THE BLUES; A LITERARY ECLOGUE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You're too late
Last Line: With my marriage!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Time


THE BRIDE OF ABYDOS, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Know ye the land where the cypress and myrtle
Last Line: As weeping beauty's cheek at sorrow's tale!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): The Orient;the Clime Of The East
Subject(s): Turkey


THE CAUCASUS MOUNTAINS, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ye wilds, that look eternal; and thou cave
Last Line: And dolphins gambol in the lion's den!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Caucasus (Mountains); Russia; Caucasia (Mountains); Soviet Union; Russians


THE CHARITY BALL, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What matters the pangs of a husband and a father
Last Line: As the saint keeps her charity back for 'the ball!'
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Charity; Philanthropy


THE CONQUEST, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The son of love and lord of war I sing
Last Line: And britain's bravest victor was the last.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): William I, King Of England (1028-1087); William The Conqueror


THE CORNELIAN, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: No specious splendor of this stone
Last Line: And none remain'd to give the rest.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Gays & Lesbians; Homoeroticism; Lesbians; Gay Women; Gay Men


THE CORSAIR, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O'er the glad waters of the dark blue sea
Last Line: Link'd with one virtue and a thousand crimes.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): Corsairs' Song;song Of The Corsairs;song Of The Rover
Subject(s): Sailing & Sailors; Seamen; Sails


THE CURSE OF MINERA, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Slow sinks, more lovely ere his race be run
Last Line: And she who raised, in vain regrets, the strife.'
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): Sunset In The Morea;morea
Subject(s): Peloponnesus, Greece; Morea


THE DESTRUCTION OF SENNACHERIB, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The assyrian came down like the wolf on the fold,
Last Line: Hath melted like snow in the glance of the lord!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): Sennacherib
Subject(s): Assyria; Bible; Death; Jews; Religion; Sennacherib, King Of Assyria; War; Dead, The; Judaism; Theology


THE DEVIL'S DRIVE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The devil returned to hell by two
Last Line: How many must combine to form one incomprehensible!'
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Devil


THE DREAM, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Our life is two-fold: sleep hath its own world
Last Line: To end in madness -- both in misery
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): Sleep
Subject(s): Disappointment; Grief; Love; Sorrow; Sadness


THE DUEL, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tis fifty years, and yet their fray
Last Line: And old ordeal of the heart.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Duels; Musters, Mary Chaworth


THE EPISODE OF NISUS AND EURYALUS, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Nisus, the guardian of the portal, stood
Last Line: And vanquish'd millions hail their empress, rome!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Aeneas; Mythology - Classical


THE FIRST KISS OF LOVE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Away with your fictions of flimsy romance
Last Line: Our sweetest memorial the first kiss of love.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Kisses; Love - Beginnings


THE GIAOUR; A FRAGMENT OF A TURKISH TALE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: No breath of air to break the wave
Last Line: Of her he loved, or him he slew.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Cruelty; Slavery; Turkey; Unfaithfulness; Serfs; Infidelity; Adultery; Inconstancy


THE GIRL OF CADIZ, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh never talk again to me
Last Line: May match the dark-eyed girl of cadiz.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Admiration


THE HARP THE MONARCH MINSTREL SWEPT, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): David (D. 962 B.c.)


THE IMMORTAL MIND, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When coldness wraps this suffering clay
Last Line: Forgetting what it was to die.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Immortality


THE IRISH AVATAR, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ere the daughter of brunswick is cold in her grave
Last Line: T is the glory of grattan, and genius of moore!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): George Iv, King Of England (1762-1830); Ireland; Moore, Thomas (1779-1852); Irish


THE ISLAND, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The morning watch was come; the vessel lay
Last Line: As only the yet infant world displays.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Bligh, William (1754-1817); Bounty (Ship); Mutiny


THE LAMENT OF TASSO, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Long years! It tries the thrilling frame
Last Line: To be entwined for ever -- but too late!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Ferrara, Italy; Tasso, Torquato (1544-1595)


THE LISBON PACKET, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Huzza! Hodgson, we are going
Last Line: Ev'n on board the lisbon packet?
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): Lines To Mr. Hodgson;lines To Mr. Hodgson, Written On Board The Lisbon Packet
Subject(s): Sea Voyages


THE NEW VICAR OF BRAY, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Do you know dr. Nott?
Last Line: And from bishop sink into backbiter!'
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Clergy; Nott, George Frederick (1767-1841); Priests; Rabbis; Ministers; Bishops


THE PRAYER OF NATURE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Father of light! Great god of heaven
Last Line: This erring life may fly at last.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Prayer


THE PRISONER OF CHILLON, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My hair is gray, but not with years
Last Line: Regained my freedom with a sigh.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): On Chillon
Subject(s): Chillon Castle, Switzerland; Switzerland; Tragedy; Swiss


THE PRISONER OF CHILLON: INTRODUCTORY SONNET, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Eternal spirit of the chainless mind!
Last Line: For they appeal from tyranny to god.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): Freedom's Hero;on The Castle Of Chillon;sonnet On Chillon;on Chillon
Subject(s): Chillon Castle, Switzerland


THE PROPHECY OF DANTE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Once more in man's frail world! Which I
Last Line: And make them own the prophet in his tomb.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Dante Alighieri (1265-1321); Exiles


THE PROPHECY OF DANTE: DEDICATION, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Lady! If for the cold and cloudy clime
Last Line: Ah! To what effort would it not persuade?
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Dante Alighieri (1265-1321); Italy; Italians


THE SIEGE OF CORINTH, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In the year since jesus died for men
Last Line: Thus was corinth lost and won!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): The Storming Of Corinth
Subject(s): Corinth, Greece; Courage; Valor; Bravery


THE SPELL IS BROKE, THE CHARM IS FLOWN!, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Life; Despair


THE TEAR, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When friendship or love our sympathies move
Last Line: All I ask -- all I wish -- is a tear.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Tears


THE VISION OF JUDGEMENT, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Saint peter sat by the celestial gate
Last Line: I left him practising the hundredth psalm.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): George Iii, King Of England (1738-1820); Southey, Robert (1774-1843)


THE WALTZ, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Muse of the many-twinkling feet! Whose charms
Last Line: Grandsons for me -- in heirs to all his friends.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Dancing & Dancers


THE WILD GAZELLE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The wild gazelle on judah's hills
Last Line: And mockery sits on salem's throne.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Jews; Judaism


THE WORLD IS A BUNDLE OF HAY, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Earth; England


THERE WAS A TIME, I NEED NOT NAME, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Love Complaints


THOU ART NOT FALSE, BUT THOU ART FICKLE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Fickleness


THOUGHTS FOR A SPEECH OF LUCIFER, IN THE TRAGEDY OF 'CAIN', by GEORGE GORDON BYRON                Poet's Biography
First Line: Were death an evil, would I let thee live
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Death


THOUGHTS SUGGESTED BY A COLLEGE EXAMINATION, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: High in the midst, surrounded by his peers
Last Line: The premium can't exceed the price they pay.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Examinations; Universities & Colleges


THY DAYS ARE DONE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thy days are done, thy fame begun
Last Line: Thou shalt not be deplored.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Martyrs


TO - (1), by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh! Well I know your subtle sex
Last Line: But where have demons hid thy heart?
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Women


TO - (2), by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: But once I dared to lift my eyes
Last Line: But peace be still with thine.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron


TO A BEAUTIFUL QUAKER, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sweet girl! Though only once we met
Last Line: Of him who never can forget!'
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Friends, Religious Society Of; Quakers


TO A KNOT OF UNGENEROUS CRITICS, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Rail on, rail on, ye heartless crew!
Last Line: Yours is the censure, mine the praise.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Critics & Criticism


TO A LADY, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh! Had my fate been joined with thine
Last Line: To know that thou art lost for ever.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Musters, Mary Chaworth


TO A LADY WHO PRESENTED THE AUTHOR WITH THE VELVET BAND WHICH BOUND HER TRESSES, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This band, which bound thy yellow hair
Last Line: Beneath columbia's fervid zone.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Hair


TO A LADY WHO PRESENTED TO THE AUTHOR A LOCK OF HAIR, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: These locks, which fondly thus entwine
Last Line: But curse my fate for ever after.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Hair


TO A LADY, ON BEING ASKED MY REASON FOR QUITTING ENGLAND, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When man, expelled from eden's bowers
Last Line: Without the wish of dwelling there.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Love - Unrequited; Musters, Mary Chaworth


TO A VAIN LADY, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ah, heedless girl! Why thus disclose
Last Line: I pity, but I cannot love.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Houson, Anne; Vanity


TO A YOUTHFUL FRIEND, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Few years have passed since thou and I
Last Line: Be something, any thing, but -- mean.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Friendship


TO AN OAK AT NEWSTEAD, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Young oak! When I planted thee deep
Last Line: Are lost in the hours of eternity's day.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Newstead Abbey, England; Oak Trees; Time


TO ANNE (1), by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh, anne! Your offences to me have been grievous
Last Line: Be false, my sweet anne, when I cease to adore you!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Houson, Anne; Love - Complaints


TO ANNE (2), by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh say not, sweet anne, that the fates
Last Line: His soul, his existence, are centred in you
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Houson, Anne


TO BELSHAZZAR, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Belshazzar! From the banquet turn
Last Line: Unfit to govern, live, or die.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Belshazzar


TO CAROLINE (1), by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Think'st thou I saw thy beauteous eyes
Last Line: Our only hope is to forget!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Grief


TO CAROLINE (2), by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When I hear you express an affection so warm
Last Line: And quaff the contents as our nectar below.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Love; Transiensce; Carpe Diem


TO CAROLINE (3), by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh! When shall the grave hide for ever
Last Line: Perhaps they will leave unmolested the dead.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Love


TO CAROLINE (4), by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You say you love, and yet your eye
Last Line: But ah! My girl, you do not love.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Love - Unrequited


TO D -., by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In thee, I fondly hoped to clasp
Last Line: Without thee, where would be my heaven?
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Friendship


TO DIVES; A FRAGMENT, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Unhappy dives! In an evil hour
Last Line: In scorn and solitude unsought, the worst of woes.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Beckford, William (1760-1844); Writing & Writers


TO E -, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Let folly smile, to view the names
Last Line: Since worth of rank supplies the place.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Social Classes; Caste


TO EDWARD NOEL LONG, ESQ., by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dear long, in the sequestered scene
Last Line: Scarce glimmers through the mist of morn.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron


TO ELIZA, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Eliza, what fools are the mussulman sect
Last Line: The garden of eden would wither without you.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Pigot, Elizabeth; Women


TO ELLEN; IMITATED FROM CATULLUS, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh! Might I kiss those eyes of fire
Last Line: Could I desist? -- ah! Never -- never!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): Imitated Fron Catullus
Subject(s): Desire


TO EMMA, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Since now the hour is come at last
Last Line: Oh, god! The fondest, last adieu!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Absence; Separation; Isolation


TO FLORENCE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh lady! When I left the shore
Last Line: T will soothe to be, where thou hast been.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Smith, Spencer, Mrs.


TO GEORGE, EARL DELAWARR, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh yes, I will own we were dear to each other
Last Line: I ask no atonement but days like the past.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Friendship


TO HARRIET, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Harriet! To see such circumspection
Last Line: More cautiously to write.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Women


TO LESBIA, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Lesbia! Since far from you I've ranged
Last Line: Fonder, alas! They ne'er can be, love!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Absence; Leacroft, Julia; Love; Separation; Isolation


TO LORD THURLOW, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I lay my branch of laurel down
Last Line: And thou shalt have plenty to spare.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Hovell-thurlow, Edward (1781-1829); Rogers, Samuel (1763-1855); Thurlow, 2d Baron


TO M -, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh! Did those eyes, instead of fire
Last Line: Would twinkle dimly through their sphere.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Eyes


TO M. S. G. (1), by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Whene'er I view those lips of thine
Last Line: No martyr shalt thou be to love.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Beauty


TO M. S. G. (2), by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When I dream that you love me, you'll surely forgive
Last Line: To awake will be torture sufficient.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Dreams; Love; Nightmares


TO MARION, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Marion! Why that pensive brow?
Last Line: Know, in a word, 't is animation.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Maltby, Harriet


TO MARY, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Well! Thou art happy, and I feel
Last Line: My foolish heart be still, or break.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Babies; Jealousy; Love - Unrequited; Musters, Mary Chaworth; Infants


TO MARY, ON RECEIVING HER PICTURE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This faint resemblance of thy charms
Last Line: And meet my fond expiring gaze.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Beauty


TO MR. MURRAY (1), by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: To hook the reader, you, john murray
Last Line: A sort of end which I should take indeed ill!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Murray, John (1745-1793)


TO MR. MURRAY (2), by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: For orford and for waldegrave
Last Line: My murray.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Murray, John (1745-1793); Publishing; Publishers


TO MR. MURRAY (3), by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Strahan, tonson, lintot of the times
Last Line: My murray!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): Impromptu
Subject(s): Cowper, William (1731-1800); Murray, John (1745-1793); Poetry & Poets


TO MY SON, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Those flaxen locks, those eyes of blue
Last Line: Will ne'er desert its pledge, my boy!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Sons


TO ROMANCE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Parent of golden dreams, romance!
Last Line: Alas! Must perish altogether.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron


TO THE AUTHOR OF A SONNET BEGINNING 'SAD IS MY VERSE', by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thy verse is 'sad' enough, no doubt
Last Line: Tell us you'll read them o'er again.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


TO THE COUNTESS OF BLESSINGTON, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You have ask'd for a verse - the request
Last Line: The string which was worthy the strain.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


TO THE DUKE OF DORSET, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dorset! Whose early steps with mine have strayed
Last Line: Will leave thee glorious, as he found thee great.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron


TO THE EARL OF CLARE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Friend of my youth! When young we roved
Last Line: To prove a prophet here.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Friendship


TO THE HON. MRS. GEORGE LAMB, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The sacred song that on mine ear
Last Line: When realised again by thee.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Singing & Singers


TO THE SIGHING STREPHON, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Your pardon, my friend, if my rhymes did offend
Last Line: For it only consists in the word.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Regret


TO THOMAS MOORE (1), by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My boat is on the shore
Last Line: And a health to thee, tom moore!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Variant Title(s): Friendship;farewell To Tom Moore
Subject(s): Friendship; Moore, Thomas (1779-1852)


TO THOMAS MOORE (2), by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh you, who in all names can tickle the town
Last Line: And you'll be catullus, the regent mamurra.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Friendship


TO THOMAS MOORE (3), by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What are you doing now
Last Line: Oh thomas moore!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Friendship; Moore, Thomas (1779-1852); Poetry & Poets


TO THYRZA (1), by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: One struggle more and I am free
Last Line: To that which cannot quit the dead?
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Love Nature Of


TO THYRZA (2), by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Without a stone to mark the spot
Last Line: It fain would form my hope in heaven!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Love; Farewell


TO TIME, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Time! On whose arbitrary wing
Last Line: Must fall upon -- a nameless stone.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Time


TO WOMAN, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Woman! Experience might have told me
Last Line: Woman, thy vows are traced in sand.'
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Unfaithfulness; Women; Infidelity; Adultery; Inconstancy


VENICE; A FRAGMENT, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tis midnight - but it is not dark
Last Line: And mary's blessed likeness stands. --
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Venice, Italy


VERSES FOUND IN A SUMMER HOUSE AT HALES-OWEN, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When dryden's fool, 'unknowing what he sought'
Last Line: The filth they leave still points out where they crawl.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Dryden, John (1631-1700)


VERSICLES, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I read the christabel
Last Line: God damn!
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


VISION OF BELSHAZZAR, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The king was on his throne,
Last Line: The persian on his throne!'
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Belshazzar; Jews; Judaism


WERE MY BOSOM AS FALSE AS THOU DEEM'ST IT TO BE, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Faith; God


WHAT NEWS, WHAT NEWS? QUEEN ORRACA, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Wit & Humor; Poetry & Poets


WHEN I ROVED A YOUNG HIGHLANDER O'ER THE DARK HEATH, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Youth; Love; Scotland


WHEN WE TWO PARTED, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Farewell


WINDSOR POETICS, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Famed for contemptuous breach of sacred ties
Last Line: The blood and dust of both -- to mould a george.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): George Iv, King Of England (1762-1830); Henry Viii, King Of England (1491-1547); Charles I, King Of England (1600-1649)


WRITTEN AFTER SWIMMING FROM SESTOS TO ABYDOS, by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If, in the month of dark december
Last Line: For he was drown'd, and I've the ague.
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Hero & Leander; Sea; Travel; Leander; Ocean; Journeys; Trips


YOU ASK FOR 'A VOLUME OF NONSENSE'', by GEORGE GORDON BYRON                Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron