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

5640 George Gordon Noel Byron

AUTHOR:George Gordon Noel Byron, Lord Byron (1788–1824)
QUOTATION:Oh for one hour of blind old Dandolo,
The octogenarian chief, Byzantium’s conquering foe! 1
ATTRIBUTION:Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage, Canto iv. Stanza 12.
Note 1.
See Wordsworth, Quotation 93. [back]