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" Man's love is of man's life a thing apart, "Tis woman's whole existence; man may range The court, camp, church, the vessel, and the mart; Sword, gown, gain, glory, offer in exchange Pride, fame, ambition, to fill up his heart, And few there are whom these... "
Don Juan, complete; English bards, and Scotch reviewers; Hours of idleness ...
by George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1826
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Communication, Relationships and Care: A Reader

Martin Robb - Political Science - 2004 - 368 pages
...rules are buttressed by her beliefs concerning how important love should be. The poet Lord Byron wrote, 'Man's love is of man's life a thing apart, 'tis woman's whole existence'. Does love loom larger for our bride than it does for her groom? Or does she now try to make love a...
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President's Daughter

William Wells Brown - Fiction - 2004 - 285 pages
...acquaintance, and get the mysterious meeting in the grave-yard solved. CHAPTER XXVIII THE HAPPY MEETING "Man's love is of man's life, a thing apart; Tis woman's whole existence." — Byron.' The clock on a neighbouring church had scarcely ceased striking three, when the servant...
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Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama: Volume II

Ebenezer Cobham Brewer - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 588 pages
...this, more sure, much chaster than the other. Ph. Fletcher, The Purple Island (1633). Love. ".Jfan's love is of man's life a thing apart ; 'tis woman's whole existence." —Byron, Don Juan, i. 194 (1819). Love. 'Tis better to have loved and lost, Than never to have loved...
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Imelda: Steel Butterfly of the Philippines

Katherine Ellison - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 332 pages
...University, which gave her an honorary doctorate in humanities, she quoted Lord Byron's dictum that "Man's love is of man's life a thing apart. 'Tis woman's whole existence." She spoke of woman's origin as Adam's "help like to himself" and went on: "In that tiny word, that...
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The North Carolina Roots of African American Literature: An Anthology

William L. Andrews - Literary Collections - 2006 - 314 pages
...Byron (1788-1824), English Romangilius Maro, Latin poet and author tic poet. "Man's love," he wrote, "is of man's life a thing apart, 'Tis woman's whole...we but one— To love again and be again undone?* 1 This may have been true when written. It is not true to-day. The old, subjective, stagnant, indolent...
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The North Carolina Roots of African American Literature: An Anthology

William L. Andrews - Literary Collections - 2006 - 314 pages
...Byron (1788-1824), English Romangilius Maro, Latin poet and author tic poet. "Man's love," he wrote, "is of man's life a thing apart, 'Tis woman's whole...resources, we but one — To love again and be again undone"47 This may have been true when written. It is not true to-day. The old, subjective, stagnant,...
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The Cambridge Introduction to Jane Austen

Janet Todd - Literary Criticism - 2006
...before her concerning the inhibited state of women in society, from the Romantic misogyny of Byron - 'man's love is of man's life a thing apart, / 'Tis woman's whole existence' - to Mary Hays's lament in Emma Courtney that social constraint results in debilitating romantic love...
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Prospect and Refuge in the Landscape of Jane Austen

Barbara Britton Wenner - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 124 pages
...echoing More but soon after the publication of Persuasion, Byron's sentiments reiterate Anne's feelings: Man's love is of man's life, a thing apart, Tis woman's whole existence. ("Don Juan" c. I st. 194) being less exposed to be seductions of extraneous beauty, and will win the...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - Reference - 2006 - 1067 pages
...repented, And whispering "I will ne'er consent"— consented. Don Juan canto 1, st. n7 (written 1818) 20 her much amiss. The Scarlet Letter ch. 18 (1850) 12 We must not always Don Juan canto 1, st. 194 (written 1818) See Stael 1 21 I have been more ravished myself than any body...
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A Revolution Almost Beyond Expression: Jane Austen's Persuasion

Jocelyn Harris - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 280 pages
...Austen's compliment to his "first-rate" poetry (100) when the deserted Julia writes in Don Juan (1819), Man's love is of man's life a thing apart, Tis woman's...resources, we but one, To love again, and be again undone.67 In Austen, though, it is a woman rather than a man who is desolate yet constant ( 36) , a...
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