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John Bartlett (1820–1905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.

5609 George Gordon Noel Byron

AUTHOR:George Gordon Noel Byron, Lord Byron (1788–1824)
QUOTATION:He who grown aged in this world of woe,
In deeds, not years, piercing the depths of life, 1
So that no wonder waits him.
ATTRIBUTION:Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage, Canto iii. Stanza 5.
Note 1.
See Sheridan, Quotation 40. [back]