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

5634 George Gordon Noel Byron

AUTHOR:George Gordon Noel Byron, Lord Byron (1788–1824)
QUOTATION:I have not loved the world, nor the world me. 1
ATTRIBUTION:Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage, Canto iii. Stanza 113.
Note 1.
Good bye, proud world; I ’m going home.
Thou art not my friend, and I ’m not thine.
Ralph Waldo Emerson: Good Bye, proud World.

See Johnson, Quotation 101. [back]