She Walks in Beauty Questions and Answers
by Lord George Gordon Byron

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Can you tell me what the first two lines mean in the poem "She Walks in Beauty"? George Lord Byron's "She Walks in Beauty"

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Lord Byron's poem "She Walks in Beauty " is a beautifully lyric poem in praise of a woman that history holds was a cousin of his, Anne Wilmot.  Supposedly, attired in a black dress with spangles, she inspired his Romantic perception of beauty as a mixing of lights and darks.  And, rather...

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