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  • 61.
    A mistress never is nor can be a friend. While you agree, you are lovers; and when it is over, anything but friends.
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788-1824), British poet. Letters and Journals, vol. 3, entry for Nov. 24, 1813, ed. Leslie A. Marchand (1974).

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  • 62.
    And yet a little tumult, now and then, is an agreeable quickener of sensation; such as a revolution, a battle, or an adventure of any lively description.
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788-1824), British poet. Byron's Letters and Journals, vol. 3, entry for November 22, 1813, ed. Leslie A. Marchand (1973-1981).
  • 63.
    I am acquainted with no immaterial sensuality so delightful as good acting.
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788-1824), British poet. Letter, May 8 [?], 1814, to the poet Thomas Moore. Byron's Letters and Journals, vol. 3, ed. Leslie A. Marchand (1975).
  • 64.
    I shall soon be six-and-twenty. Is there anything in the future that can possibly console us for not being always twenty-five?
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788-1824), British poet. Letters and Journals, vol. 3, entry for December 1, 1813, ed. Leslie A. Marchand (1974).

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  • 65.
    We don't arrive at it by standing on one leg or on the first day of our setting out—but though we may jostle one another on the way that is no reason why we should strike or trample—elbowing's enough.
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788-1824), British poet. Letter, May 9, 1817, to publisher John Murray. Byron's Letters and Journals, vol. 5, ed. Leslie A. Marchand (1973-1981).
  • 66.
    I cannot help thinking that the menace of Hell makes as many devils as the severe penal codes of inhuman humanity make villains.
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788-1824), British poet. Byron's Letters and Journals, vol. 9, ed. Leslie A. Marchand (1979). Detached Thoughts, no. 96 (1821-1822).
  • 67.
    Her great merit is finding out mine—there is nothing so amiable as discernment.
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788-1824), British poet. letter, Nov. 25, 1816, to the publisher John Murray. Byron's Letters and Journals, vol. 5, ed. Leslie Marchand (1973-1981).
  • 68.
    One certainly has a soul; but how it came to allow itself to be enclosed in a body is more than I can imagine. I only know if once mine gets out, I'll have a bit of a tussle before I let it get in again to that of any other.
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788-1824), British poet. Letter, April 11, 1817, to the poet Thomas Moore. Byron's Letters and Journals, vol. 5, ed. Leslie A. Marchand (1973-1981).

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  • 69.
    Sincerity may be humble but she cannot be servile.
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788-1824), British poet. Letter, May 29, 1823, to Stendhal. Published in Doris Langley Moore, The Late Lord Byron, ch. 11 (1961).
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