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Quotation by George Gordon Noel Byron
"Let there be light!" said God, and there was light!
"Let there be blood!" says man, and there's a sea!
George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824), British poet. Don Juan, cto. 7, st. 41.
In cto. 9, st. 4 of the poem, Byron wrote, "War's a brain-spattering, windpipe-slitting art."
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