Treasure Island

George Gordon Byron

(22 January 1788 – 19 April 1824 / London, England)

Epigrams


Oh, Castlereagh! thou art a patriot now;
Cato died for his country, so didst thou:
He perish'd rather than see Rome en­slaved,
Thou cutt' st thy throat that Britain may be saved!
So Castlereagh has cut his throat!--The worst
Of this is, - that his own was not the first.
So He has cut his throat at last!--He! Who?
The man who cut his country's long ago.

Submitted: Wednesday, March 24, 2010

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