"George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron", later "George Gordon Noel, 6th Baron Byron", Royal Society/FRS, commonly known simply as "Lord Byron", was an English poet and a leading figure in the Romanticism/Romantic movement. Among Byron's best-known works are the lengthy narrative poems Don Juan (Byron)/Don Juan and Childe Harold's Pilgrimage and the short lyric She Walks in Beauty.
Byron is regarded as one of the greatest British poets, and remains widely read and influential. He travelled all over Europe especially in Italy where he lived for seven years and then joined the Greek War of Independence fighting the Ottoman Empire, for which Greeks revere him as a Folk hero/national hero.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous poets! More Lord Byron on Wikipedia.
How sweet and soothing is this hour of calm! I thank thee, night! for thou has chased away these horrid bodements which, amidst the throng, I could not dissipate; and with the blessing of thy benign and quiet influence now will I to my couch, although to rest is almost wronging such a night as this.Lord Byron