Years steal
Fire from the mind as vigour from the Limb;
And life's enchanted cup but sparkles near the brim.

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Original Citation

Lord Byron. Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. London: John Murray, 1812-1818, canto 3, st. 8.

Current Citation

Lord Byron. "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage." Lord Byron: The Major Works, edited by Jerome J. McGann. Oxford University Press, 2008, canto 3, st. 8.