Quotation by George Gordon Noel Byron

On with the dance! let joy be unconfined;
No sleep till morn, when Youth and Pleasure meet
To chase the glowing hours with flying feet.
George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824), British poet. Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, cto. 3, st. 2 (1812-1818).

Referring to the grand ball in Brussels interrupted by the start of the Battle of Waterloo.
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