Lord Byron Quote

I by no means rank poetry high in the scale of intelligence—this may look like affectation—but it is my real opinion—it is the lava of the imagination whose eruption prevents an earthquake.


letter to Annabella Milbanke, 29 November 1813, in L. A. Marchand (ed.) Byron's Letters and Journals vol. 3 (1974)

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I by no means rank poetry high in the scale of intelligence—this may look like affectation—but it is my real opinion—it is the lava of the...

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I by no means rank poetry high in the scale of intelligence—this may look like affectation—but it is my real opinion—it is the lava of the...

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I by no means rank poetry high in the scale of intelligence—this may look like affectation—but it is my real opinion—it is the lava of the...

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I by no means rank poetry high in the scale of intelligence—this may look like affectation—but it is my real opinion—it is the lava of the...