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

5626 George Gordon Noel Byron

AUTHOR:George Gordon Noel Byron, Lord Byron (1788–1824)
QUOTATION:I live not in myself, but I become
Portion of that around me; 1 and to me
High mountains are a feeling, but the hum
Of human cities torture.
ATTRIBUTION:Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage, Canto iii. Stanza 72.
Note 1.
I am a part of all that I have met.—Alfred Tennyson: Ulysses. [back]