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 Butler, Major-General Sir William Francis, K.C.B.Cædmon 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Byron, Lord, George Gordon Noel
(b. London, January 22nd, 1788; d. Missolonghi, April 19th, 1824). “Hours of Idleness” (1807); “Poems” (1808); “English Bards and Scotch Reviewers” (1809); “The Curse of Minerva” (1812); “Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage” (cantos i. and ii. in 1812, canto iii. in 1816, and canto iv. in 1818); “The Waltz” (1813); “The Giaour” (1813); “The Bride of Abydos” (1813); “Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte” (1814); “The Corsair” (1814); “Lara” (1814); “Hebrew Melodies” (1815); “The Siege of Corinth” and “Parisina” (1816); “The Prisoner of Chillon” (1816); “Manfred” (1817); “The Lament of Tasso” (1817); “Monody on the Death of the Right Hon. R. B. Sheridan” (1817); “Beppo” (1818); “Mazeppa” (1819); “Don Juan” (cantos i. and ii. in 1819, iii., iv., and v. in 1821, vi., vii., and viii. in 1823, ix., x., xi., xii., xiii., and xiv. in 1823, xv. and xvi. in 1824); “A Letter to John Murray on the Rev. W. L. Bowles’s Striotures on the Life and Writings of Pope” (1821), “Marino Faliero,” and “The Prophecy of Dante” (1821); “Sardanapalus,” “The Two Foscari,” and “Cain” (1821); “Werner” (1822); “The Vision of Judgment” (1822); “Heaven and Earth” (1822); “The Island” (1823); “The Age of Bronze” (1823); canto i. of the “Morgante Maggiore di Messer Luigi Pulci,” translated; “The Deformed Transformed” (1824); “Parliamentary Speeches in 1812 and 1813” (1824). The following are the chief publications on the poet:—“Memoirs, Historical and Critical, of the Life and Writings of Lord Byron, with Anecdotes of Some of his Contemporaries” (1822); “Lord Byron’s Private Correspondence, Including his Letters to his Mother, Written from Portugal, Spain, Greece, and Other Parts of the Mediterranean; Published from the Originals, with Notes and Observations,” by A. R. C. Dallas (1824); “Recollections,” by A. R. C. Dallas (1824); “Conversations with Lord Byron, Noted during a Residence with his Lordship at Pisa in the Years 1821 and 1822,” by Thomas Medwin (1824); “Letters on the Character and Poetical Genius of Lord Byron,” by Sir Egerton Brydges (1824); “Lord Byron,” by Madame Louise Belloc (1824); “Anecdotes of Lord Byron, from Authentic Sources, with Remarks Illustrative of his Connection with the Principal Literary Characters of the Present Day” (1825); “The Last Days of Lord Byron, with his Lordship’s Opinions on Various Subjects, particularly on the State and Prospect of Greece,” by William Parry (1825); “Lord Byron en Italie et en Grèce; ou, Apercu de sa Vie et de ses Ouvrages, d’apres des Sources authentiques,” by the Marquis de Salvo (1825); “Narrative of Lord Byron’s Voyage to Corsica and Sardinia, 1821” (1825); “A Short Narrative of Lord Byron’s Last Journey to Greece, extracted from the Journal of Count Peter Gamba” (1825); “Correspondence of Lord Byron with his Friends, Including his Letters to his Mother, Written in 1809, 1810, and 1811,” edited by A. R. C. Dallas (1825); “Life,” by J. Galt (1825); “An Inquiry into the Moral Character of Lord Byron,” by J. W. Simmonds (1826); “Memoir,” by Sir H. Bulwer (1826); “Life,” by W. Lake (1826); “Lord Byron and Some of his Contemporaries” (1828); “Life,” by Sir Egerton Brydges (1828); “Memoirs of Lord Byron,” by G. Clinton (1828); “Life, Letters, and Journals,” edited by Moore (1830); “Conversations with Lord Byron,” by Lady Blessington (1831); “Life,” by Armstrong (1846); “The True Story of Lady Byron’s Life,” by Mrs. Beecher-Stowe (1867); “Medora Leigh,” by Dr. Mackay (1869); “Recollections of Lord Byron,” by the Countess Guiccioli (1870); “Life,” by Karl Elze (1871); “Trelawney’s Recollections” (new ed. 1879); “Life,” by Nicholl (1881), “The Real Lord Byron,” by J. Cordy Jeaffreson (1882). See Jeffrey’s “Essays;” Hazlitt’s “Spirit of the Age” and “English Poets;” Macaulay’s “Essays;” Swinburne’s preface to a “Selection from the Poems;” Sir Henry Taylor’s preface to his own “Poems,” Brimley’s “Essays;” W. M. Rossetti’s preface to an edition of the “Poems;” Kingsley’s “Miscellanies,” Quarterly Review for July, 1868; the “Dictionary of National Biography,” etc.   1

 Butler, Major-General Sir William Francis, K.C.B.Cædmon 


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