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

5782 George Gordon Noel Byron

AUTHOR:George Gordon Noel Byron, Lord Byron (1788–1824)
QUOTATION:Place me on Sunium’s marbled steep,
  Where nothing save the waves and I
May hear our mutual murmurs sweep;
  There, swan-like, let me sing and die. 1
ATTRIBUTION:Don Juan. Canto iii. Stanza 86. 16.
Note 1.
See Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, Quotation 52. [back]