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Quotation by George Gordon Noel Byron
All earth was but one thought—and that was death, Immediate and inglorious; and the pang Of famine fed upon all entrails—men Died, and their bones were tombless as their flesh; The meagre by the meagre were devour'd,
George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824), British poet. Darkness (l. 42–46). . .
The Poems of Byron. Paul E. More, ed. (1933) Houghton Mifflin.
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