Sunday, February 8, 2015

Quote for the Day

For the sword outwears its sheath,
And the soul wears out the breast,
And the heart must pause to breathe,
And love itself have rest.

- Lord Byron
(1788 - 1824)
Extract from "So We'll Go No More a Roving."

British poet and leading figure of the Romantic movement, of whom Lady Caroline Lamb said that he was "mad, bad and dangerous to know."

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