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" ... acquiesce in the truth of this remark ; but the world had done me the honour to begin the war ; and, assuredly, if peace is only to be obtained by courting and paying tribute to it, I am not qualified to obtain its countenance. I thought, in the words... "
The Works of George Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life - Page 9
by George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1835
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Works: A New, Rev. and Enl. Ed., with Illus, Volume 11

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1922 - 548 pages
...qualified to obtain its countenance. I thought, in the words of Campbell, " ' Then wed thee to an exiled lot, And if the world hath loved thee not. Its absence may be borne.' " I recollect, however, that, having been much hurt by Romilly's conduct, (he, having a general retainer...
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Poems of Thomas Campbell

Thomas Campbell - 1904 - 316 pages
...wish, no more repine For man's neglect or woman's scorn ; — Then wed thee to an exile's lot, For if the world hath loved thee not, Its absence may be borne. 1800. LINES ON REVISITING CATHCART OH ! scenes of my childhood, and dear to my heart, Ye green waving...
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Byron: the Last Phase

Richard Edgcumbe - 1909 - 456 pages
...settled myself by the waves of the Adriatic, like the stag at bay, who betakes him to the waters. ... I have heard of, and believe, that there are human...vengeance is to get out of the way of temptation. I do not in this allude to the party, who might be right or wrong ; but to many who made her cause the...
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Byron, Volume 2

Ethel Colburn Mayne - 1912 - 382 pages
...settled myself by the waves of the Adriatic, like the stag at bay, who betakes him to the waters. ... I have heard of, and believe, that there are human...vengeance is to get out of the way of temptation. ... I do not in this allude to the party, who might be right or wrong ; but to many who made her cause the...
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Byron, Volume 1

Ethel Colburn Mayne - 1924 - 516 pages
...settled myself by the waves of the Adriatic, like the stag at bay, who betakes him to the waters. ... I have heard of, and believe, that there are human...vengeance is to get out of the way of temptation. ... I do not in this allude to the party, who might be right or wrong ; but to many who made her cause the...
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