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Quotation by George Gordon Noel Byron
And if his passions now and then outran
Discretion, and were not so peaceable
As Numa's (who was also named Pompilius),
He had been ill brought up, and was born bilious.
George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824), British poet. Don Juan (First Canto XXXV, l. 277–280).
OAEL-2. The Poems of Byron. Paul E. More, ed. (1933) Houghton Mifflin.
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