George Gordon Byron
George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron, later George Gordon Noel, 6th Baron Byron, FRS , commonly known simply as Lord Byron, was a British poet and a leading figure in the Romantic movement. Among Byron's best-known works are the brief poems She Walks in Beauty, When We Two Parted, and So, we'll go no more a roving, in addition to the narrative poems Childe Harold's Pilgrimage and Don Juan. He is regarded as one of the greatest British poets and remains widely read and influential.
Byron was celebrated in life for aristocratic excesses including huge debts, numerous love affairs, rumours of a scandalous incestuous liaison with his half-sister, and self-imposed exile. He was ... more »
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- She Walks In Beauty
- There Is Pleasure In The Pathless Woods
- When We Two Parted
- To Caroline
- A Riddle, On The Letter E
- I Speak Not, I Trace Not, I Breathe Not ...
- And Wilt Thou Weep When I Am Low?
- My Soul is Dark
- So We'll Go No More a-Roving
- Don Juan: Canto the First
- Love's Last Adieu
- The Destruction of Sennacherib
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