Quotation by George Gordon Noel Byron

Nothing so fretful, so despicable as a Scribbler, see what I am, & what a parcel of Scoundrels I have brought about my ears, & what language I have been obliged to treat them with to deal with them in their own way;Mall this comes of Authorship.
George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824), British poet. letter, Sept. 2, 1811, to Byron's half-sister, Augusta Leigh. Byron's Letters and Journals, vol. 2, ed. Leslie A. Marchand (1973-1981).
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