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George Gordon, Lord Byron (1788 - 1824) "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage"

“But I have lived, and have not lived in vain:

my mind may lose its force, my blood its fire,

and my frame perish even in conquering pain; 64 more words

Random Notes

Burgers for Breakfast... and What?

In order to bolster the spirits of those of us not fortunate enough to be hanging out at the Glastonbury Festival this weekend, the lovely people at… 138 more words


Poetry: Between the Lines – The Romantics

Broadcaster: BBC2
Year: 2015
URL: http://bobnational.net/record/301317

Review by: Hanna Geissler

The programme is presented by rapper Akala and is divided into five short sections providing an introduction to the life and work of Romantic poets: Wordsworth, Blake, Keats, Shelley and Byron. 276 more words

Words are things. A small drop of ink, falling like dew upon a thought, produces that which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think. – Byron

Quote Of The Day

The Price We Pay for Art

Today I went to the DeYoung Museum here in San Francisco to see an exhibit of paintings by J.M.W. Turner. It seemed a good way to take my mind off the painful thoughts about the terrorism in South Carolina this week. 577 more words

Byron + the Lighthouse

TIME: 1 day

BRING: Camera, binoculars

WEAR: Walking shoes

In short, Byron Bay is a modernized hippie town. The architecture and vivid colours are curiously pleasing to the eye. 338 more words