John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
(continued) George Gordon Noel Byron, Lord Byron. (17881824) 5748
And if we do but watch the hour, There never yet was human power Which could evade, if unforgiven, The patient search and vigil long Of him who treasures up a wrong.
Mazeppa. Stanza 10. 5749
They never fail who die In a great cause.
Marino Faliero. Act ii. Sc. 2. 5750
Whose game was empires and whose stakes were thrones, Whose table earth, whose dice were human bones.
Age of Bronze. Stanza 3. 5751
I loved my country, and I hated him.
The Vision of Judgment. lxxxiii. 5752
Sublime tobacco! which from east to west Cheers the tars labour or the Turkmans rest.
The Island. Canto ii. Stanza 19. 5753
Divine in hookas, glorious in a pipe When tippd with amber, mellow, rich, and ripe; Like other charmers, wooing the caress More dazzlingly when daring in full dress; Yet thy true lovers more admire by far Thy naked beautiesgive me a cigar!
The Island. Canto ii. Stanza 19. 5754
My days are in the yellow leaf; The flowers and fruits of love are gone; The worm, the canker, and the grief Are mine alone!
On my Thirty-sixth Year. 5755
Brave men were living before Agamemnon. 1
Don Juan. Canto i. Stanza 5. 5756
In virtues nothing earthly could surpass her, Save thine incomparable oil, Macassar!
Don Juan. Canto i. Stanza 17. 5757
But, oh ye lords of ladies intellectual, Inform us truly,have they not henpeckd you all?
Don Juan. Canto i. Stanza 22.