Quotation by George Gordon Noel Byron

Reviews and magazines are at best ephemeral & superficial reading. Who thinks of the grand article of last year in any given review?
George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824), British poet. letter, Sept. 24, 1821, to the publisher John Murray. Byron's Letters and Journals, vol. 8, ed. Leslie A. Marchand (1973-1981).

Requesting Murray not to trouble the poet with reviews of his work, Byron added, "My feelings are like the dead, who know nothing and feel nothing of all or aught that is said or done in their regard."
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