What an antithetical mind! -- tenderness roughness -- delicacy coarseness -- sentiment sensuality -- soaring and groveling dirt and deity -- all mixed up in that one compound of inspired clay!
George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron (22 January 1788 – 19 April 1824), commonly known simply as Lord Byron, was a British poet, peer, politician, and a leading figure in the Romantic movement. Among his best-known works are the lengthy narrative poems, Don Juan and Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, and the short lyric poem, "She Walks in Beauty".
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