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

5695 George Gordon Noel Byron

AUTHOR:George Gordon Noel Byron, Lord Byron (1788–1824)
QUOTATION:He makes a solitude, and calls it—peace! 1
ATTRIBUTION:The Bride of Abydos. Canto i. Canto ii. Stanza 20.
Note 1.
Solitudinem faciunt, pacem appellant (They make solitude, which they call peace).—Tacitus: Agricola, c. 30. [back]