Byron, Brokenly

Photo: Pete Swan

From Lord Byron’s Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage, Canto III, l. 287-8. Here, Childe Harold is quite the Byronic hero: intelligent, perceptive, arrogant, but full of sorrow.


What They Wrote is a (new) feature where I share my favourite literary quotes in image form. This photo is courtesy of the lovely Pete Swan.