Of cloudless climes and starry skies;
And all that's best of dark and bright
Meet in her aspect and her eyes;"
-She Walks in Beauty, 1814
Happy birthday to George Gordon Byron the 6th Baron of Byron, or as he is more commonly known, Lord Byron, poet and a leading figure of the Romantic Movement. Considered to be the first modern-style celebrity, Lord Byron's short life was full of adventure, romantic exploits and fine literature.
The JCU Library has a collection of works both by Lord Byron and about him.