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

5789 George Gordon Noel Byron

AUTHOR:George Gordon Noel Byron, Lord Byron (1788–1824)
QUOTATION:And her face so fair
Stirr’d with her dream, as rose-leaves with the air. 1
ATTRIBUTION:Don Juan. Canto iv. Stanza 29.
Note 1.
All her innocent thoughts
Like rose-leaves scatter’d.
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