Hours of Idleness

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Robert Byron (1905—1941) traveller and writer on art

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A collection of poems by Lord Byron, published 1807. It was bitterly attacked by Brougham in the Edinburgh Review as ‘so much stagnant water’, an attack which led to Byron's reply English Bards and Scotch Reviewers.

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Lord Byron (1788—1824) poet