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Day 357: In Search of Lord Byron

A-Z of the East Midlands: N is for Newstead (Part One)

You take the rough with the smooth around here. I’m sitting overlooking the cricket field at Nuncargate and contemplating Duncan Hamilton’s excellent biography of local hero Harold Larwood.   1,642 more words

One Page Poetry Circle 9/9/14—Cats and Dogs

In writing about September’s 9th’s theme, I thought about poems that give cats and dogs human attributes and qualities.

In “Mourning for Cats,” Margrit Attwood speaks of how cats look like us. 252 more words

"There is society where none intrudes"

There is pleasure in the pathless woods,

There is rapture on the lonely shore,

There is society where none intrudes,

By the deep Sea, and music in its roar:

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Year without a Summer - Its effect on Art and Literature

Year 1816. is known as the Year without a Summer due to an eruption of a great Mount Tambora volcano in East India (today’s Indonesia). The volcano eruption which lasted from 5th to 15th April 1815. 938 more words


The Giaour

“If solitude succeed to grief, release from pain is slight relief. The vacant bosom’s wilderness might thank the pang that made it less.” – The Giaour, Lord Byron, 937-940. 433 more words


Lord Byron's Venice

In Venice Tasso’s echoes are no more,

And silent rows the songless gondolier;

Her palaces are crumbling to the shore,

And music meets not always now the ear: 50 more words

Lord Byron