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

5692 George Gordon Noel Byron

AUTHOR:George Gordon Noel Byron, Lord Byron (1788–1824)
QUOTATION:The light of love, 1 the purity of grace,
The mind, the music breathing from her face, 2
The heart whose softness harmonized the whole,—
And oh, that eye was in itself a soul!
ATTRIBUTION:The Bride of Abydos. Canto i. Stanza 6.
Note 1.
See Gray, Quotation 14. [back]
Note 2.
See Lovelace, Quotation 1. Browne, Quotation 8. [back]