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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Lord Byron (1788–1824)

Byron, George Noel Gordon, Lord. A celebrated English poet; born in London, Jan. 22, 1788; died at Missolonghi, Greece, April 19, 1824. His poems appear in an immense number of editions, but a complete bibliography is impossible here, and any attempt at characterization or criticism is wholly superfluous. The collected ‘Life and Works,’ published by Murray (1832–35), includes all the recognized poems. The dates of issue of a few of the most celebrated single works are as follows: ‘Hours of Idleness’ (1807); ‘English Bards and Scotch Reviewers’ (1809); ‘Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage’ (1812–22); ‘The Giaour’ (1813); ‘The Bride of Abydos’ (1813); ‘The Corsair’ (1814); ‘Lara’ (1814); ‘Hebrew Melodies’ (1815); ‘The Prisoner of Chillon’ (1816); ‘Manfred’ (1817); ‘The Lament of Tasso’ (1817); ‘Don Juan’ (1819–24); ‘Marino Faliero’ (1820); ‘The Two Foscari’ (1821); and ‘Cain’ (1821). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).