Sunday, January 22, 2017

Happy 229th Birthday Lord Byron!

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"She walks in beauty, like the night
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.

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