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Quotation by George Gordon Noel Byron
Posterity will ne'er survey
A nobler grave than this:
Here lie the bones of Castlereagh:
Stop, traveller, and piss.
George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824), British poet. Epitaph for Castlereagh (1822).
Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh, a Tory foreign secretary, was held responsible for many of his government's repressive measures abroad; he committed suicide August 12, 1822.
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