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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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George Gordon Noel Byron, Lord Byron. (1788–1824) (continued)
 
5793
    Oh “darkly, deeply, beautifully blue!” 1
  As some one somewhere sings about the sky.
          Don Juan. Canto iv. Stanza 110.
5794
    There ’s not a sea the passenger e’er pukes in,
Turns up more dangerous breakers than the Euxine.
          Don Juan. Canto v. Stanza 5.
5795
    But all have prices,
From crowns to kicks, according to their vices. 2
          Don Juan. Canto v. Stanza 27.
5796
    And puts himself upon his good behaviour.
          Don Juan. Canto v. Stanza 47.
5797
    That all-softening, overpowering knell,
The tocsin of the soul,—the dinner bell.
          Don Juan. Canto v. Stanza 49.
5798
    The women pardon’d all except her face.
          Don Juan. Canto v. Stanza 113.
5799
    Heroic, stoic Cato, the sententious,
Who lent his lady to his friend Hortensius.
          Don Juan. Canto vi. Stanza 7.
5800
    A “strange coincidence,” to use a phrase
By which such things are settled nowadays.
          Don Juan. Canto vi. Stanza 78.
5801
    The drying up a single tear has more
Of honest fame than shedding seas of gore.
          Don Juan. Canto viii. Stanza 3.
5802
    Thrice happy he whose name has been well spelt
In the despatch: I knew a man whose loss
Was printed Grove, although his name was Grose.
          Don Juan. Canto viii. Stanza 18.
5803
    What a strange thing is man! and what a stranger
Is woman!
          Don Juan. Canto ix. Stanza 64.
5804
    And wrinkles, the damned democrats, won’t flatter.
          Don Juan. Canto x. Stanza 24.
5805
    Oh for a forty-parson power!
          Don Juan. Canto x. Stanza 34.
 
Note 1.
See Southey, Quotation 18. [back]
Note 2.
See Robert Walpole, Quotation 2. [back]
 

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